GRAND HAVEN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A woman was killed when her SUV collided with a semi-truck on US-31 south of Grand Haven Thursday.
The crash happened shortly before 3:30 p.m. at the intersection of US-31 and Comstock Street in Grand Haven Township.
The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office said the woman was trying to turn from southbound US-31 onto eastbound Comstock when she pulled her SUV into the path of a northbound semi.
The SUV rolled and the woman was thrown from it. She died at the scene.
Her name was not released Thursday evening, but authorities said she was a 59-year-old from Spring Lake.
Witnesses told authorities the woman had a flashing yellow light and that the semi had a green light and the right of way.
The driver of the semi wasn’t hurt.
The crash shut down northbound US-31 at Comstock for hours while emergency responders were on the scene investigating and cleaning up, finally reopening around 7 p.m.