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Woman dies after crash with semi-truck

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CRYSTAL TWP., Mich. – An Oceana County woman died Wednesday afternoon after losing control of her vehicle and crashing into an oncoming semi-truck.

The crash happened just before 4:00pm Wednesday on N. 120th Avenue at E. Jefferson Road in Crystal Township.

Oceana County deputies say that Lucinda Patterson, 57, from Custer, was going around a curve to go north on 120th when she lost control and slid into the path of a semi-truck hauling corn.  Patterson was trapped in her vehicle and died at the scene.

Deputies say that road conditions likely played a part in the crash.  The truck driver was not hurt.  The crash remains under investigation.

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