Elderly Woman Dies in Benzie Co. Crash with Teenager

Michigan State Police said an elderly woman died in a crash in Benzie County Sunday afternoon.

MSP said it happened just after 1:00 p.m. in Homestead Township.

Troopers say a 16-year-old girl from Honor was driving south on South Marshall Road.

At the same time, 92-year-old Ardith Jones from Beulah was turning left out of a driveway to go north on South Marshall Road.

As the girl came over a hill, Jones was in her path and the 16-year-old was not able to stop.

Jones was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 16-year-old had minor injuries.