Petersburg woman dies in single-vehicle accident


PETERSBURG, Mich. -- A Petersburg motorist died Wednesday night after the pickup she was driving went off Head-O-Lake Road in Whiteford Twp., Monroe County, and crashed.

Monroe County sheriff's deputies. said Luann J. Sager, 25, was driving north on Head-O-Lake, just south of Beck Road. about 8:30 p.m. when the truck left the roadway to the right, entered a ditch,passed over a culvert, and glanced off a utility pole. The truck then overturned struck a tree, re-entered Head-O-Lake Road, and ended up on its passenger side.

At some point, Mrs. Sager was ejected from the vehicle and landed in a ditch. She was not wearing a seat belt.

The crash remains under investigation. Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call 734-240-7768.