One woman dead after vehicle crash, fire in Wayne County

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MOUNT PLEASANT TOWNSHIP, WAYNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A woman is dead after a vehicle crash and car fire Thursday morning in Wayne County.

According to the Wayne County Coroner, the office was called to the scene of a single-car crash and vehicle fire near the 1700 block Creamton Drive in Mount Pleasant Township around 8:00 a.m.

Wayne County Coroner Edward R. Howell pronounced the female, Catherine Clouston-Babiak, age 60, dead at the scene just before 9:00 a.m.

After conducting an investigation into Clouston-Babiak death the coroner revealed she drove off the edge of the road and struck multiple trees.

The coroner says striking the trees caused her vehicle to catch fire. Clouston-Babiak was unable to leave the burning car causing her death.

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