DELTA COUNTY, MI. (THECOUNT) — Gerald Joseph Weaver and Tara Javurek Weaver, both of Escanaba, Michigan, have been identified as the victims in a Friday double-Fatal vehicle crash in Delta County.

The Weavers, both 47, were killed in a multi-vehicle crash involving a semi-tractor late Friday afternoon in the Upper Peninsula.


According to reports, the couple was traveling in a Toyota SUV on US-2 in the Upper Peninsula, when a big-rig lost control and crossed centerlines around 4 p.m. Friday. The truck then came into head-on contact with the SUV.

The couple was pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries at the scene.

The driver of the semi-truck, from Canada, was not injured.

After the initial collision, a Chevrolet SUV came into rear-end contact with the semi-truck.

The Chevrolet driver, identified as a 38-year-old man from Oshkosh, Wisconsin, suffered multiple broken bones in the crash.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Delta County is a county in the Upper Peninsula in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the population was 37,069. The county seat is Escanaba. The county was surveyed in 1843 and organized in 1861 – Wikipedia.