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Man charged in Detroit crash that killed 2 women

The aftermath of a fatal car crash Oct. 28, 2019, on Detroit's west side. (WDIV)
The aftermath of a fatal car crash Oct. 28, 2019, on Detroit's west side. (WDIV)

DETROIT – Marvin Dismuke was charged Thursday in connection with a deadly collision Monday morning in Detroit.

According to authorities, Dismuke disregarded a red light at the intersection of Greenfield Road and Grand River Avenue. His truck allegedly struck the passenger side of a sedan in the intersection.

The driver of the sedan, a 52-year-old woman, and her 20-year-old daughter were killed in the collision.

Dismuke had his three children -- a 9-year-old girl, a 4-year-old boy and a 3-year-old boy -- in his vehicle at the time of the crash. They were all transported to Children’s Hospital for treatment and are expected to be OK.

Dismuke was charged with two counts of reckless driving causing death and on count of reckless driving causing serious impairment of a body function.


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