LEE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities say a woman has died after a freight train struck an SUV near Pullman.
The Allegan County Sheriff’s Office said the crash happened around 9:30 a.m. Thursday on 108th Avenue west of 56th Street in Lee Township.
Witnesses said the driver did not come to a complete stop and went through the intersection when it was struck by a southbound train.
The driver, a 54-year-old Pullman woman, was thrown from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. Her name has not been released.
The crash remains under investigation, but the sheriff’s office noted that alcohol and speed do not appear to be factors.