The wife and daughter of the University of Wisconsin’s men’s assistant basketball coach Howard Moore were killed Saturday in a crash involving a wrong-way driver on M-14, sources say.
The crash involving three vehicles occurred at 2:04 a.m. Saturday on the highway near Ford Road, said Michigan State Police Lt. Darren Green.
Update from fatal crash earlier this morning on M-14/Ford Rd. Washtenaw Dispatch received one call at 2:02 am reference a “wrong way driver” and then received a call of an “unknown crash” at 2:03 am. @MSPFirstDist is currently at U of M Hospital. More updates to come. pic.twitter.com/hHTfjTMV8z
— MSP First District (@MSPFirstDist) May 25, 2019
MSP’s preliminary investigation indicates a wrong-way driver, a 23-year-old woman from Ann Arbor, was heading west in the eastbound lanes of M-14 when she struck the Moores’ vehicle head-on.
The 23-year-old driver was pronounced dead at the scene. Moore’s daughter, Jaidyn, was also pronounced deceased at the scene.
Four others were flown to the University of Michigan hospital in Ann Arbor for treatment, police said.
Moore’s wife, Jennifer, who was driving their car and was not at fault, was taken off of life support and died Saturday afternoon.