Traverse City Woman Dead After Crash Near Chums Corner

One person is dead and two others are hurt after a crash in Grand Traverse County.

The sheriff’s office says there was a call of a driver with no lights on around 8:30 Friday night on US 31 South near Chums Corner.

Three minutes later, another 9-1-1 call reported a serious crash.

Deputies say a Traverse City woman was going east on US 31 and crossed the centerline near East Silver Lake Rd.

They say she hit a vehicle driven by an 18-year-old man from Grawn.

The 56-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Grawn teenager was taken to the hospital and is reported to be is in critical condition.

The sheriff’s office says his 18-year-old male passenger from Interlochen suffered minor injuries.