Victims in Leelanau Co. Deadly Crash Identified

The Leelanau County Sheriff’s Office has released the names of the two county residents who lost their lives in a crash on Friday.

It happened at the intersection of South Cedar Road and M-72 in Solon Township.

The sheriff says two 79 year olds, Jerry Burkhardt and his wife Lucy Burkhardt, were driving north on Cedar Road when they were hit by a Ryder rental truck. Both died.

The driver of the truck received minor injuries.

The crash is still under investigation.