Casnovia woman dies in weekend crash

June 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

Alpine Avenue was closed Saturday, June 13, while rescue workers responded to a fatal accident at M-37 and Sparta Avenue. Jane Carlson, 63, Carl Carson, 64, and a 12-year-old child, all of Casnovia, were passengers in a 2006 Ford van.The van was driven by Todd Carlson, 40, and was traveling southbound on M-37. A 2004 Ford Explorer driving by Linda Liscombe, 66, of Sparta, entered M-37 southbound off Sparta Avenue. The Explorer struck the Carlson vehicle, which ran off the roadway into the median before rolling several times. Jane Carlson, who was in a rear seat of the van, was ejected and was pronounced dead at the scene.  The other occupants of the vehicle were treated for injuries and were transported to Spectrum Hospital Downtown.