Plymouth woman dies in traffic accident

The Marshall County Coroner’s Office and Marshall County Sherriff’s Department are investigating the death of a Plymouth woman that occurred as a result of a traffic accident Tuesday afternoon before 4 p.m.

In a press release sent late Tuesday, by Marshall County Deputy Coroner Lisa Richards, Amber Gayheart, 23, of Plymouth, was pronounced dead at the scene of the single vehicle accident near the 11000 block of Lincolnway.
Gayheart was the only occupant of the car.

Richards and Deputy Coroner John Grolich are conducting the death investigation.

Plymouth Fire Department also responded to the scene.

“It appears that speed was a factor,” Richards said in the release. “Cause of death is pending until toxicology results are received.”

The family has been notified and an investigation into the accident is continuing.