Man flees scene after double fatal high-speed crash on Detroit's west side

Police investigating possibility that vehicles were racing

DETROIT – A man fled the scene after a fatal high-speed crash at Coyle Street and 7 Mile Road on Detroit's west side Tuesday evening.

Police said two people were killed in the crash including a 61-year-old man who was a passenger and a woman who was driving but has yet to be identified.

The man who fled the crash was taken into custody by police a short distance away from the scene.

Police are investigating the possibility that the vehicles were racing.

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