Driver killed in 4-vehicle crash at Monroe County intersection

Betty Dussel, of LaSalle Township, killed in crash


LASALLE TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A 63-year-old woman was killed Thursday in a crash involving four vehicles at an intersection in LaSalle Township.

Troopers were called around 7:25 a.m. Wednesday to the intersection of Telegraph and South Otter Creek roads, where they found that a driver had suffered fatal injuries in a crash.

Investigators said Betty Sue Dussel, of LaSalle Township, was driving north on Telegraph Road from Yargerville Road when her vehicle was struck on the passenger side by a driver turning north onto Telegraph Road from South Otter Creek Road.

The collision caused Dussel's vehicle to cross the center line, where it was struck by another vehicle heading south on Telegraph Road.

The second collision caused Dussel's vehicle to be pushed into a fourth car, which was stopped at the intersection of South Otter Creek and Telegraph roads.

The other drivers involved in the crash were released from the scene after being examined by medical officials.

Police are still investigating the crash.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call police at 734-242-3500.

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