Cadillac woman killed in ATV crash

The Wexford County Sheriff\'s Office is continuing its investigation of an ATV crash that claimed the life of a 61-year-old Cadillac woman early Tuesday morning.

MANTON — The Wexford County Sheriff’s Office is continuing its investigation into an all-terrain vehicle side-by-side crash that claimed the life of a 61-year-old Cadillac woman early Tuesday morning.

At 12:48 a.m. Tuesday, Wexford County Central Dispatch received a 911 call regarding the ATV crash at the intersection of North 43 Road and East 12 3/4 Road north of Manton, according to a press release issued by police. It was reported to dispatchers the victim was trapped under the vehicle and was in standing water in a ditch.

After the vehicle was removed from atop the victim, CPR was started, according to the press release. The victim was then transported to Munson Healthcare Cadillac Hospital for further treatment, police said.

The victim, a 61-year-old Cadillac woman, was pronounced dead at the hospital and her name is not being released at this time by police. The woman did wear a seat belt, was not wearing a helmet and alcohol was believed to be a factor in the crash.

The Wexford County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Michigan State Police, North Flight EMS and the Manton Fire Department.

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