Sheriff's deputies say a vehicle driven by 59-year-old Janice Verkerke of Middleville failed to stop at a stop sign at a rural intersection and was struck by another vehicle.Deputies say Verkerke and her passenger, 64-year-old Richard Verkerke, were pronounced dead at the scene. It wasn't immediately clear if they were related.
The driver and a passenger in the other vehicle were transported to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The crash occurred around 5:30 p.m. Saturday about 20 miles south of Traverse City.
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