Ypsilanti woman killed in head-on crash; man injured

71-year-old woman killed when her vehicle crosses into oncoming traffic on Hewitt Road in Ypsilanti

Published On: Mar 20 2013 09:19:03 PM EDT   Updated On: Mar 20 2013 09:27:55 PM EDT

A 71-year-old Ypsilanti woman was killed and a 23-year-old man was hospitalized Wednesday night after the woman's vehicle crossed the center line on Hewitt Road near Valley Drive and struck the man's vehicle head-on.

The woman was pronounced dead at the crash, the Livingston County Sheriff's Department says. The man was awake and conscious at the crash scene before being transported to a hospital.

The road was closed Wednesday night while crews cleared the debris.

The man's condition is not known at this time.