Police identify woman killed in Marquette crash near rock cut

Crash in South Marquette slows traffic near the rock cut.
Crash in South Marquette slows traffic near the rock cut.(WLUC)
Published: Jul. 25, 2022 at 4:57 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 1, 2022 at 11:44 AM EDT
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MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - UPDATE: The Marquette Police Department released the names of those involved in a fatal crash that happened on July 25 near the rock cut in Marquette.

The crash involved a van and a box truck. Police said a 66-year-old Marquette woman driving a minivan south on US-41 crossed into the northbound lanes colliding with a Freightliner box truck driven by a 50-year-old Marquette man.

The driver of the 2017 Toyota minivan was identified as Cynthia Brabbs. Brabbs died from her injuries. The driver of the 1995 Freightliner box truck was identified as Eric Bannan. Bannan was uninjured.

The incident remains under investigation.

Last published: Jul 25, 2022 7:47:10 PM

Marquette City Police have confirmed a woman died Monday following a two-car crash in South Marquette.

It happened around 4:15 p.m. Monday on US-41 just north of the welcome center in the city of Marquette. That’s near the rock cut on US-41.

Police say a 66-year-old Marquette woman driving a minivan south on US-41 crossed into the northbound lanes colliding with a Freightliner box truck driven by a 50-year-old Marquette man.

The woman was taken to UP Health System - Marquette where she died from her injuries.

The man driving the box truck was not hurt. No names have been released and the crash remains under investigation.

TV6 will update this article when new information becomes available.

Last published: Jul 25, 2022 5:07:50 PM

A multiple-vehicle crash is holding up traffic on US-41 in South Marquette near the Michigan Welcome Center and the rock cut.

Traffic going toward Harvey is backed up, while drivers traveling into Marquette are not experiencing many delays.

Injuries and the number of vehicles involved have not been confirmed at this time.

Marquette County Sheriff’s Office, Marquette City Police and Michigan State Police responded to the crash.

This article will be updated with more information as it becomes available.

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