Accident claims 25-year-old

MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP – State police continue to investigate a fatal single-vehicle crash that claimed the life of an Ishpeming woman Monday afternoon in Marquette Township.

Becky Kinney, 25, was driving a pickup truck south on U.S. 41 near Brickyard Road when her vehicle crossed the centerline, left the east side of the roadway, went airborne into the ditch, and struck an embankment.

The accident occurred at around 12:40 p.m., according to Michigan State Police who were dispatched to the crash. Kinney was not wearing a seatbelt and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Marquette County Sheriff Department, Marquette Township Fire Department, and Marquette General Hospital ambulance personnel assisted troopers at the crash site.