Chase woman dies in Mecosta County car crash

MARTINY TWP. — A 34-year-old Chase woman has died after her vehicle crashed early Monday morning in Mecosta County.

Deputies from the Mecosta County Sheriff's Office responded to a single-vehicle crash on Cleveland Road near 90th Avenue, south of Horsehead Lake, in Martiny Township about 5:40 a.m. Monday, May 30.

According to a news release from the Mecosta County Sheriff's Office, an investigation revealed that a vehicle was traveling eastbound on Cleveland Road (14 Mile) when it went off the road, overturned and struck several trees. The driver, Tabitha Hubble, 34, of Chase, sustained fatal injuries.

Police cite multiple factors in the accident, including failure to wear a safety belt and alcohol/drug use.

Personnel from Chippewa Fire, Morton Township Rescue, Mecosta County EMS and the Medical Examiner's Office assisted deputies.