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UPDATE: Police release name in fatal accident

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Posted at 1:45 PM, Mar 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-03 10:47:18-05

LANSING, Mich. — The Eaton County Sheriff's Office Delta Patrol responded to a two-vehicle accident at West Saginaw Highway and I-96 Monday morning.

The accident happened at 6:30 a.m.

Police said a vehicle that was eastbound with two occupants was attempting to turn onto I-96 from Saginaw Highway.

Another vehicle was headed westbound on Saginaw Highway and collided with the first vehicle, according to police.

Diane Romain, 77, of Caro was in the first car and was transported to Sparrow Hospital. She did not survive, police said.

Police believe alcohol and speed may have been a factor in the crash.

The Eaton County Accident Team is investigating.

Police said no names are being released at this time.

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