Blissfield woman killed in early morning crash

PALMYRA – A Blissfield woman was killed in a pre-dawn crash on U.S. 223 in Palmyra Township this morning. According to the Lenawee County Sherif’s Office, Nicole Deer, 43, was pronounced dead at the scene of a two-vehicle crash shortly before 6 a.m. on U.S. 223 near Driggs Road.

A press release said Deer appeared to be traveling westbound on U.S. 223 in a 1996 Chevrolet when she was alleged struck by Dewayne Shattuck, 25, Adrian, who was eastbound in a 1999 Chevrolet.
According to the release, deputies believe Shattuck allegedly crossed the centerline and struck Deer’s vehicle.
Shattuck was transported to Bixby Hospital with non-incapacitating injuries by Palmyra Township Fire Department rescuers.
Police had the road shut down for more than three hours as they investigated.┬áThe crash still remains under investigation by the Lenawee County Sheriff’s Office.
The Blissfield Police Department and Madison Township Fire Department also assisted at the scene.