UPDATE: Accident claims the life of a Waterloo Township woman

UPDATE 1:30 p.m. – The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the woman killed in a rollover accident last night. 62-year-old Catherine Ashby died of injuries after being flown to the University of Michigan Health Systems. Ashby was traveling east on Territorial Road when she lost control of her Ford Edge and overturned several times.

WATERLOO TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLNS) – An accident in Waterloo Township has claimed the life of a 61-year-old woman.

Around 6:30 Thursday night police in Jackson County reported the accident near the intersection of Territorial Road near M-52.

There they found a Ford Edge had lost control and overturned in an empty field.

Sheriff officials tell 6 News that the driver was thrown from the car and air lifted to U of M Hospital in Ann Arbor.

Alcohol appears to have been a factor.

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