Local teen driver kills 60 year old woman

For a teenager from Midland, it was a horrible Monday night. The Midland County Sheriffs office says a 16-year-old girl was driving on M-30 near Meridian in Edenville Township, when she lost control of her GMC Yukon. That's when a tragic accident happened. The roadway was wet.

The teenage driver hit an on-coming Ford driven by a Gladwin couple. Inside the Ford, 60 year old Mary Swinehart and her 63 year old husband Bennett. Mary died later at Mid Michigan Medical Center in Midland. Bennett is in the hospital suffering from serious injuries.

The teenage driver received minor injuries and was treated and released from the hospital.

No charges have been filed. The crash is under investigation pending toxicology reports.