Three people are dead after a car crash between three vehicles in Van Buren Township Tuesday afternoon, a township public safety department dispatcher said.


The crash on Belleville Road at Ecorse happened just before 5:45 p.m., said a dispatcher for the Van Buren Township Department of Public Safety.

 According to early information the dead were in two of the three vehicles. The victims identities were not immediately available.

Earlier Tuesday, the Michigan Department of Transportation announced that 258 people had died in car crashes in the state so far in 2018, which is 58 fewer than this time last year. 


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