Harrison Township woman killed, 2 hurt when Jeep hits stump, overturns in Northern Michigan

Chelsea Meldrum killed in crash

Michigan State Police.
Michigan State Police.

SANBORN TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A Harrison Township woman was killed and two others were injured over the weekend when a Jeep struck a stump and overturned in Northern Michigan, state police said.

The crash happened around 7:15 a.m. Sunday (July 18) on a private two-track behind a home on Ossineke Road in Sanborn Township, according to Michigan State Police.

Officials said Chelsea Nicole Meldrum, 30 of Harrison Township, was driving a 2017 Jeep Wrangler with three other people inside.

Investigators said the Jeep went onto the shoulder of the two-track, struck a stump and overturned. Meldrum was killed in the crash.

Two others were treated for non-life-threatening injuries at Mid-Michigan Hospital in Alpena, authorities said. The fourth person in the Jeep was not injured, according to officials.


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