Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Roseville, MI: Police: Roseville woman killed in road rage crash caused by husband

A Roseville woman involved in a Monday road rage incident with her husband that resulted in her crashing her car appears to have died of a heart condition, Roseville Police said today.

Police said the woman, whose name has not been released, got into a verbal fight with her husband at 11 Mile and Hayes Roads, before he drove off and she followed him. They drove through residential streets, shouting at each other through open windows.

Just before the crash, the man tried to cut his wife off with her car, forcing her into a guide wire holding a telephone pole. Her PT Cruiser suffered minor damage.

Police responded to Troy and Compson Streets, where the 55-year-old woman was unresponsive. Efforts to revive her failed. An autopsy was performed and results released today, with preliminary findings that her death was caused by a cardiac event. Her husband, arrested after the crash, was released from police custody.

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