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2 dead after vehicle struck by driver who ran red light on Detroit's west side

Alcohol may be a factor, police say

Two people were killed in a crash May 5, 2018 on Detroit's west side. (WDIV)

DETROIT – Two people have died after the vehicle they were traveling in was struck by another vehicle Saturday in Detroit.

UPDATE: Detroit woman charged in deaths of 2 women after allegedly running red light on Detroit's west side

Police said the pair was driving west on Puritan Avenue at 10:06 p.m. when a Chrysler Town & Country van traveling south on Greenfield Road ran a red light and struck their Ford Escape.

According to authorities, the driver of the Escape, a man in his 30s, and his 28-year-old passenger, April Holmes, were both killed.

Police said alcohol may be a factor in the crash.

April Holmes (WDIV)

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