Woman killed after Jeep collides with front end loader in Auburn Hills

Thursday morning crash closes Brown Road near Giddings Road

Helicopter photo from the scene of a car crash on Brown Road in Auburn Hills on March 3, 2022 (WDIV)

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – A woman has died Thursday after her vehicle collided with a front end loader in Auburn Hills, police report.

Officials say a 47-year-old woman was driving on Brown Road near Giddings Road Thursday morning in a Jeep Wrangler when she was struck by a front end loader. The woman reportedly died due to the crash.

Police had originally reported that the driver of the Jeep Wrangler struck the front end loader, and not the other way around.

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The driver of the front end loader was a 42-year-old man. Police say he was uninjured in the crash.

The Jeep appeared to be completely totaled from the crash. The front end loader in question can be seen in the photo above, taken by a Local 4 chopper.

Brown Road was closed Thursday morning between Giddings Road and Continental Drive “until further notice,” officials said.

No other details have been provided at this time.

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