CONSTANTINE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A woman died in a crash near White Pigeon Wednesday, police say.
It happened around 1:20 p.m. along US-131 at Dickson Road in Constantine Township, according to a tweet from the Michigan State Police. Police say a 39-year-old woman from Three Rivers was driving northbound and crashed head-on with a 59-year-old man driving a southbound pickup truck.
MSP said witnesses told first responders that prior to the crash, the man had passed multiple cars in a no-passing zone on northbound US-131.
The woman was pronounced dead at the scene, MSP said.
Police say a witness pulled the man out of his pickup truck, which was on fire, and he was brought to the hospital with injuries that are considered minor.
The road was closed for several hours due to the crash.
— News 8’s Phil Pinarski contributed to this report.