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Posted on: November 18, 2019

[ARCHIVED] ELPD Provides Fatal Accident Update

EAST LANSING, Mich. — On Saturday, Nov. 16 just after 3:30 p.m., the East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) responded to a two-car collision on Coolidge Road, north of Coleman Road.

Katie Jo Vera, a 30-year-old Lansing woman and the driver of one of the vehicles, died as a result of injuries she sustained in the collision. Next of kin have been notified and ELPD’s thoughts go out to her family and friends.

The driver of the second vehicle sustained significant injuries and was transported to a local hospital.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation. ELPD was assisted in responding to the crash by the East Lansing Fire Department and the Ingham County Crash Investigation Team.

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