Elderly Woman Dies From Injuries in Monroe Co. Crash
June 16, 2014 – NBC 24 Newsdesk
The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a fatal crash Monday afternoon on Stewart Road.
Officials said 84-year-old Rita M. Evans, of Monroe, was leaving the parking lot of a Kmart store and entered onto Stewart Road. According to authorities, Evans did not yield to an oncoming vehicle on Stewart Road and crashed into a white 2009 Dodge Nitro shortly before 5 p.m.
The driver of the Dodge Nitro, John W. Fox, 49, of Port Huron, and his passenger, Justin L. Fox, 27, of Ottawa Lake, sustained minor injuries in the crash.
Evans was sent to Mercy Memorial Hospital, where she later died around 5:30 p.m. from injuries sustained in the crash.
Monroe County Sheriff Dale Malone said speed and alcohol were not a factor in the crash.