MILLS TWP. (AP) – An 85-year-old Detroit-area woman and her son were killed when the car she was driving collided with a tractor-trailer in Ogemaw County.

Sheriff’s Lt. Bob Clayton said in a news release Dorothy Erickson and her 56-year-old son, David, died Tuesday after the accident in Mills Township. Both were from Wayne County’s Redford Township, about 140 miles to the southeast.

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Clayton says Dorothy Erickson died on impact and David Erickson died of his injuries at West Branch Regional Hospital.

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The truck driver from Traverse City suffered minor injuries.

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