Dump truck hits car and kills driver in Berrien Co.

By: NewsCenter16 Staff Email
By: NewsCenter16 Staff Email

A St. Joseph woman is dead after he car was struck by a dump truck in Berrien Co. Wednesday morning.

The crash happened at around 11:15 a.m. at the intersection of Lakeshore and Shoreham in St. Joseph.

Police say a St. Joseph Dept. of Public Works dump truck was approaching the intersection, heading north on Lakeshore Dr., when a car pulled directly into its path. The truck driver said he was unable the avoid the car and drove into it.

Officials identified the driver of the vehicle as Janet Unruh, she was taken to the hospital and died.

A passenger in Unruh's car sustained non-life threatening injuries in the crash.

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