Derrick Rasch, 49, dead in head-on crash on U.S. 31 in Petoskey, Michigan

Modified Date: 
Thu, 11/03/2016 - 11:17am
Accident Date: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2016

UPDATED: Fatal head-on crash closes U.S. 31

The crash happened on U.S. 31 just northeast of the Olson's store at about 10:30 a.m. today. The crash left debris scattered across a more than 100-foot section of the highway between the two vehicles. One vehicle came to rest on the southbound shoulder of the road while the other vehicle came to rest a short distance away on the northbound shoulder of the road.

Man dies in U.S. 31 crash

According to a news release from Emmet County Sheriff Pete Wallin issued today, Wednesday, witness reported that a northbound 2015 Chevrolet Cruze driven by Derrick Rasch, 49, of Unionville began drifting left, crossed the center turn lane and traveled into the southbound lane, impacting a southbound vehicle head on.

Type: Car Accident
Topics: 
Head-on
People Involved: 
Derrick Rasch
Samantha Cameron
Roadway: 
U.S. 31

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