UPDATE: US-31 Reopens Following Deadly Accident in Benzie County

One person died in a Benzie County accident on US-31 just north of Beulah. 

The accident closed down US-31 for a few hours at Fairway Drive so Michigan State Police can process the scene. The Benzie County Sheriff says the road is reopened just after 6:00 p.m.

The accident happened at about 2:40 this afternoon involving a small car and a pick up truck and two men. The Sheriff says the car crossed the double yellow line into the path of oncoming traffic. The person driving the car has died. 

Stay with Northern Michigan’s News Leader for updates on this accident.