Ionia County crash victim ID’d

Ionia County
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LAKE ODESSA, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities say a 31-year-old Sunfield woman died in a crash early Saturday morning. 

Ionia County Sheriff’s later identified the victim as Leanna Mallison.

Deputies responded to a single-car crash around 1:20 a.m. on Musgrove Highway near Harwood and Ainsworth roads in Lake Odessa. 

Authorities say she was driving east in a 2006 Chevrolet Impala on Musgrove Highway at a high rate of speed.

It appears she hit a mailbox before losing control. The car then left the road and struck a tree, deputies say.

Mallison was the only occupant in the vehicle, according to a news release from the Ionia County Sheriff’s Office.

The crash remains under investigation.

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