Woman, 50, dies following crash near Albion

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SHERIDAN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A woman died after apparently having a medical episode and then crashing west of Albion Monday afternoon, Calhoun County authorities say.

The crash happened around 1:15 p.m. on Division Drive near 25 1/2 Mile Road in Sheridan Township, according to the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office.

Authorities say the 50-year-old driver experienced a medical emergency, at which point her vehicle went off the road and hit a tree. She was taken to a hospital Jackson, where she later died.

The three passengers in her car, who range in age from 14 to 26, sustained minor injuries.

The woman, whose name was not released Monday afternoon, was from nearby Eckford Township.