Chippewa Co. Woman Dies After 2 Vehicle Crash in the Soo

An Upper Peninsula woman is dead following a two vehicle crash in Sault Saint Marie.

State police say it happened around 5:45 Tuesday morning at the intersection of M-129 and M-80 in Chippewa County’s Pickford Township.

They say Suzette Steel of Detour Village was riding in a vehicle traveling north on M-129.

When the vehicle tried turning into a gas station at the corner of M-80, it was hit by another vehicle driving south.

When troopers arrived at the scene they say they had to cut the car to get Steel out of the vehicle.

She was taken to a Sault Saint Marie hospital where she died less than an hour later.

The drivers of both vehicles were also taken to the hospital, but they have since been released.

The crash is still under investigation.

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