Minivan strikes Mich. pedestrian


MONROE — A minivan struck a woman who was standing in the left lane of traffic Saturday night on South Dixie Highway in Monroe Township, Monroe County sheriff's deputies said.

The pedestrian, Kelly A. Mazzola, 37, of Milan, Mich., was flown to the University of Toledo Medical Center, the former Medical College of Ohio Hospital. She was in critical condition, deputies said.

Laura L. Leege, 52, of Monroe was southbound on South Dixie south of Dunbar Road about 8:15 p.m. when the collision occurred. Ms. Leege, who was wearing a seat belt, was not injured. Alcohol does not appear to be a factor, deputies said. The crash remains under investigation.