Cadillac Woman Dies in Big Rapids Car Accident, Driver Released From Hospital

A Cadillac woman died when she was thrown from a car in a crash with a semi truck early Friday, February 20.

Deputies say the car she was riding in slammed into the back of a broken down semi on the side of US-131 near Big Rapids around 2:00 a.m.

After hitting the truck, the car rolled.

That’s when Megan Raven, of Cadillac, was thrown out, and died at the scene.

The driver, from Manton, was taken to a Grand Rapids hospital with life-threatening injuries. He was released from the hospital Tuesday, February 24. 

The driver of the semi wasn’t hurt.