Both a husband and a wife were killed in a car accident that happened in Pinconning Township.
Details about the Fatal Accident
Multiple sources are reporting that both a husband and a wife were killed in a car accident that happened in Bay County’s Pinconning Township.
According to Michigan State Police troopers, they responded to the scene of an accident at about 1:30 a.m. on Sunday. Sergeant Duane Zook stated that 50-year-old Donald Raber and 65-year-old Denise Raber were both pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
State police have also stated that a 39-year-old woman who was driving a pickup truck ran a stop sign and then collided with the couple’s sports car at a 90 degree angle, which then hit a utility pole and rolled over.
The driver of the pickup truck and a 33-year-old passenger were both taken to a hospital in Bay City to be treated for their injuries that were not life threatening.
Important Information about Motor Vehicle Accidents
According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there are thousands of wrongful deaths of people involved in motor vehicle accidents every year in the United States:
- In 2013, there were a total of 32,675 people who were killed in motor vehicle accidents.
- During the same year, there were a total of 219 fewer fatalities than there were the previous year.
- There were a total of 2.34 million people who were non-fatally injured in motor vehicle accidents in 2013.