PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP, MICH. - A 65-year-old woman is dead after Michigan State Police say she was driving the wrong way down the highway and collided with a charter bus in Plainfield Township.
The crash happened just before 5 a.m., Friday, Aug. 11, on northbound U.S. 131 near the exit ramp to 10 Mile Road.
The driver of the car, Mary Okke, died at the scene. Police also said her headlights were not on at the time of the crash.
The driver and lone occupant of the bus was taken to Butterworth Hospital with minor injuries, police said.
Michigan State Police confirm 65 y/o Mary Okke was killed in the crash. Prelim suggests she was headed wrong way, south on US 131-N @wzzm13— Noah Fromson (@NoahFromson) August 11, 2017
The right lane and ramp were closed for more than two hours during the morning commute.
The crash remains under investigation.
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