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Berrien Co. woman drowns under tractor
BAINBRIDGE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The Berrien County Sheriff's Department is looking into a drowning that occurred Friday in Bainbridge Township.
According to sheriff's deputies, a call came out about a person pinned under a lawn tractor in the 2300 block of Michael Road.
Upon arrival, the victim was identified as 66-year-old Linda Marutz.
She was reportedly mowing the law and accidentally drove the tractor into a pond on the property, which caused the tractor to roll on top of her.
Deputies say Marutz was not able to free herself from under the tractor and drowned.
The case at this time is still under investigation through the Berrien County Sheriff's Department.