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The Isabella County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a fatal one-car traffic crash - Updated - Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 12:35 p.m.

Updated - Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 12:35 p.m.

Date and Time:  Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 3:58 a.m.

Location:  The accident occurred on E. Bluegrass Rd., just west of Encore Blvd., Union Township, Isabella County, Michigan

Vehicle: 2009 Pontiac G6

Deceased (Driver): Guadalupe Rodriguez, 43 years old from Grand Ledge, Michigan

Passengers and Injuries:

  1. Kimberly Kay Compo, 41 years old from Grand Ledge, MI was transported to McLaren Central Michigan by MMR and then flown to Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids by Aero Med.

  2. Tom Allen Epps Jr., 24 years old from Mt. Pleasant, MI was transported to McLaren Central Michigan by MMR.

Information: The Isabella County Sheriff’s Department responded to a one-car rollover traffic crash at 3:58 a.m. this morning on E. Bluegrass Rd. at Encore Blvd.  A Pontiac G6 driven by Guadalupe Rodriguez, 43 years old from Grand Ledge, MI was traveling west on E. Bluegrass Rd. when the driver lost control, ran off the road, hit a telephone pole, ran through the parking lot of AT&T and rolled over multiple times.  All three individuals were trapped in the vehicle and required extrication.  The driver (Mr. Rodriguez) and front seat passenger (Kimberly Compo) were wearing safety belts.  The back seat passenger (Tom Epps Jr.) was not wearing a safety belt.

There was a loss of electrical power to residents as a result of the crash.

Was Alcohol A Factor In The Accident: Yes

Assisted By:  The Isabella County Sheriff’s Department was assisted by Mt. Pleasant Police Department, CMU Police, Mt. Pleasant Fire Department, Mobile Medical Response (MMR) and Central Dispatch.

The crash remains under investigation by the Isabella County Sheriff’s Department.