Early morning accident in Lenawee County claims life

Accident claims life

Lenawee County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to US 223 near County Line Road on a rollover crash.

Central Dispatch received the call just before 8:30 Tuesday morning a vehicle had rolled over into the ditch on US 223 and a woman was trapped inside the vehicle.

Police say a 29 year old female was inside.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Sheriff's Investigators say the vehicle was traveling west bound on US 223 when the driver was unable to stop for traffic

Reports say she had slowed and stopped ahead of traffic causing the driver to lose control and cross the center line.

The vehicle left the roadway, rolling over and coming to rest in the ditch on the south side of US 223.

According to witnesses at the scene the driver appeared to be involved in distracted driving prior to the crash.

The driver was not wearing a seat belt. Her identity is being withheld until notification of family.

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