Two dead in crash Wednesday

October 27, 2010 —

Two prominent Hudson citizens died in a crash last Wednesday at the corner of US-127 and M-34.

Robert Joseph Haley, 81, of Hudson, and his passenger, Betty Irene Walker, 79, also of Hudson, both died at the scene of the crash according to Hudson Police Chief Charles Weir.

Weir said that the Hudson Police Department was dispatched to the scene at 4:36 PM on Wednesday, to discover that Mr. Haley’s vehicle was struck on the driver’s side by a north US-127 semi truck being driven by a Dana Dale Elston 73 of North Adams Michigan. According to officers, Haley was turning south bound onto US-127 from west bound M-34 when his vehicle was struck by the truck.