MSP: 1 dead in Calhoun County crash

Southwest Michigan

BURLINGTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Troopers are investigating after a car crash that left one person dead early Sunday morning.

Authorities said troopers responded to the scene on 11 Mile Road near Q-Drive South around 3 a.m. and discovered that a car traveling southbound on 11 Mile Road had crashed.

The passenger of the car, who is being identified as 49-year-old Richelle Katherine Lazarus of Burlington, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the car, who is a 46-year-old man from Burlington, was transported to a hospital in Kalamazoo for medical treatment.

It is unclear at this time how the crash happened. It is still under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Michigan State Police Marshall Post at 269.558.0500.

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