One Driver Dead In Branch County Crash
By: Mike Stiles - Wednesday, November 24, 2021

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(UNDATED) – One person was killed and another injured in a two vehicle crash that happened Tuesday afternoon.

Branch County Sheriff John Pollack says his department was sent to investigate a crash at the intersection of Union City and Girard Roads. Deputies determined that just before 3 PM, 51 year old Rose King of Tekonsha was driving east on Girard Road. She entered the intersection and struck a vehicle driven by 50 year old Richard Schweikert of Union City.

King was pronounced dead at the scene. Schweikert was taken to Borgess Hospital in Kalamazoo by Life Care Ambulance. Also assisting at the scene was the Union City Fire Department.

The crash remains under investigation.


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