ALPENA, Mich. — Police have identified the seventy one year old woman as Jane Lauber. Jane’s eighty–two year old husband Benjamin Lauber was driving south bound on Hubbard Lake Road with his wife in the front passenger seat.
A Ford F–1–50 driving Northbound crossed the center line striking the couple’s car head on. Jane Lauber was pronounced dead on the scene and both drivers were transported to Mid Michigan Medical Center in Alpena.
Police confirmed alcohol was a factor in the crash.