EATON COUNTY, Mich. (WLNS)—The Eaton County Sheriff’s Office responded to a one-vehicle roll-over crash on Saturday that claimed the life of a 79-year-old woman.
Authorities say Ruth Houghton from Eaton Rapids was an elderly female who lost control of her car and struck a power pole, and due to her injuries she was pronounced dead at the scene.
Eaton County Sheriff’s Office says the roll-over crash happened on Island Highway near Royston Road.
The roadway was shut down for several hours while Consumers Energy replaced the power pole.
Eaton County Sheriff’s Office responded to another car crash that occurred over the weekend take a look at the coverage on WLNS.com.