MARINETTE COUNTY (NBC 26) — A Menominee, Mich., woman was found dead in a crash over the weekend in Marinette County.
The Marinette County Sheriff's Office said a crashed pickup truck was spotted Sunday evening of Highway 141 near Kaiko Road in the town of Wausaukee.
The Sheriff's Office said an investigation revealed the crash happened sometime overnight Saturday. According to the Sheriff's Office, the truck went off the road to the west, hit a driveway embankment, then traveled a distance before hitting a stump and then a tree. The Sheriff's Office said the wreckage was cold, indicating it had happened much earlier.
Inside the wreckage was a woman who was pronounced dead at the scene. She was identified as Hope Tyler, 52, of Menominee, Mich.
The cause of the crash is still being investigated. The Sheriff's Office said this crash is the first traffic fatality in Marinette County in 2021.