Sturgis Woman Killed In One Vehicle Crash
By: Mike Stiles - Wednesday, June 7, 2023

(photo courtesy of St. Joseph County Sheriffs Department)

(FABIUS TOWNSHIP) – A one vehicle crash claimed the life of a Sturgis woman.

St. Joseph County Undersheriff Jason Bingaman says just before 2:30 AM Tuesday, deputies were called to U.S. 131 and King Road in Fabius Township for an accident. Deputies determined that a Sturgis woman was driving an SUV north on U.S. 131 and went off the west side of the road, striking a tree.

The women was found dead inside the vehicle and was the only occupant. Deputies say she was not wearing a safety belt at the time of the crash.

Assisting at the scene were the Three Rivers Police Department, the Station 2 and Station 3 Fire Departments and St. Joseph County Victim’s Services.

The crash is still under investigation.


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