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Marlette, MI (November 29, 2021) - The Sanilac County Sheriff’s Office was called to investigate a car accident that resulted in the death of a woman from Elkton on Monday, November 29th.

Sanilac Central Dispatch received reports about an injury accident on South Van Dyke Road in the area of Cooper Road in Marlette Township. 

Officials said that a 54-year-old man from Elkton lost control of a 2002 Chevrolet Express Van due to snowy conditions and veered into oncoming traffic.

The van collided with a 2019 Volvo tractor-trailer being driven by a 51-year-old man from North Shores traveling northbound on South Van Dyke Road. The van then drifted back to the southbound lane and was struck by a 2015 Lexus being driven by a 76-year-old man from Pigeon.

A passenger in the van, a 48-year-old woman from Elkton, died at the scene.

Two other victims were transported to a nearby medical facility for treatment. It is unclear which of the three vehicles they were in.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Wrongful Deaths in Michigan

Marlette, MI - One Killed in Collision Between Van and Tractor-Trailer at S. Van Dyke Rd Near Cooper Rd

A Michigan wrongful death attorney will know the best way to help after losing a family member in an accident, due to medical negligence, or because of the intentional actions of another. Losing a member of your family is always an acutely distressing and upsetting experience, particularly when it was avoidable and caused solely by another person’s reckless, malicious, or careless behavior. 

After a loved one’s untimely demise, the thought of filing a suit for wrongful death against the liable party or entity may seem overwhelming, but our compassionate wrongful death lawyers in Michigan are ready to help. 

Our experienced and dedicated lawyers at our firm will work hard to examine the circumstances surrounding your accident, collect important evidence, a build the strongest claim possible on your behalf.  

Marlette Fatal Car Crash Lawyers

Our Hart wrongful death attorneys are available 24-hours a day to help grieving families by answering any questions they may have concerning the legal avenues available to them after suffering the unexpected loss of a loved one. 

Michigan Legal Center’s car accident attorneys in Hart work hard to make sure you understand your legal rights after losing a loved one in a preventable Michigan car accident. Our firm helps victims hold the at-fault driver accountable and collect the full amount of financial compensation for medical treatment, lost income, and any other damages resulting from the accident.

If your family member lost their life in an accident that was caused by another driver's actions, contact our personal injury attorneys in Michigan at (248) 886-8650 to learn about the legal options available to you.

Note: Our firm utilized outside sources when creating this post. We have not independently verified the facts regarding this accident. If you find information that is incorrect, contact Christopher Trainor & Associates immediately so that we correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available about the accident. This post can be removed upon request.  

Disclaimer: This information provided in this post is not intended to be legal or medical advice. The photograph used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene. This post is not a solicitation for business. 

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