1 Ionia County woman killed, 3 others hurt after car hits tree

EASTON TOWNSHIP, MICH. - An Ionia County woman has died after a car drove into a tree, and police say alcohol was likely involved.

Tiffany Kreager-Sochor, 45, of Muir was killed in the crash -- pronounced dead at the scene. Three others inside were taken to the hospital to treat minor injuries.

Ionia County deputies were called out to Bluewater Highway west of Johnson Road at 3:54 a.m. on Saturday, August 5. That location is between Ionia and Saranac.

Investigators say the 2014 Mazda was heading east when it went off the road, through a yard, and into some woods before hitting a tree.

According to authorities, alcohol is believed to have played a role in the crash, however the exact circumstances are still being investigated. 

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Matt Gard is the Senior Producer of the 13 Morning News. If you have a story idea, you can contact him on Twitter, @mgard_wzzm13 or by e-mail, MattGard@wzzm13.com.

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