2 people from West Michigan killed in northern Mich. crash

WEXFORD TOWNSHIP, MICH. (AP) - A crash in northern Michigan's Wexford County has killed two western Michigan residents.

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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