RICHLAND Twp. – Troopers from the Michigan State Police (MSP) West Branch Post – at approximately 11:26 p.m. on July 10 – were dispatched to Greenwood Road, near Cranberry Lake Road, for a single-vehicle personal injury crash.
The incident occurred in Richland Township, in Ogemaw County.
According to the MSP, the investigation indicates that Amy Lou Doll, 48, Prescott, was traveling west on Greenwood Road when she ran off the roadway to the right, struck a tree and was partially ejected from the vehicle.
Initial investigation also indicates that Doll was traveling at a high rate of speed when she lost control of her vehicle. Police say that several witnesses reported being passed by Doll’s vehicle at a high rate of speed, immediately prior to their coming upon the crash scene.
Doll was the sole occupant of the vehicle, a 2009 Volkswagen.
When troopers arrived at the crash site, Ogemaw County EMS and members of the Richland-Logan Fire Department were already on scene and assessing Doll’s injuries. She was pronounced dead shortly after the arrival of first responders.
In addition to these agencies, also assisting at the scene were personnel from the Mills Township Fire Department.
Alcohol and excessive speed are believed to be factors in the crash, which remains under investigation by troopers from the MSP West Branch Post.