A two-car accident in Houghton County has claimed the life of a Pelkie Woman.
At 6:30 p.m. Monday evening Troopers from the Michigan State Police Calumet Post responded to a two-vehicle accident on Askel Road in Portage Township.
According to police, 52-year-old Rick VanAlstine of Pelkie was driving east on Askel Road when he swerved to avoid a deer and collided with a west bound vehicle. That vehicle was driven by 65-year-old Gloria Karinen of Pelkie.
The Otter Lake First Responders, Hurontown Fire and Rescue, and Mercy Ambulance assisted at the scene. The investigation is still on going.