Father, 12-year-old daughter killed in crash in Shelby Township
SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A 45-year-old Macomb Township man and his 12-year-old daughter were killed in a crash in the area of 21 Mile Road and Van Dyke in Shelby Township. Shelby Township police and fire departments were dispatched at about 6:15 p.m. on Tuesday to a crash involving two vehicles. Police said one of the vehicles, a Dodge Ram, was engulfed in flames. A preliminary investigation revealed that the Dodge Ram was traveling northbound on Van Dyke, turning left onto 21 Mile Road when a commercial truck was southbound on Van Dyke, traveling through 21 Mile Road. Anyone who was in the area and witnessed the crash is asked to contact Traffic Services Bureau Sgt.
Woman escapes Shelby Township house fire, son dies
SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A house caught on fire Saturday evening near Shelby Road and 25 Mile Road, officials report. Shelby Township Police and Fire responded to the house fire around 11:15 p.m. on Saturday. According to police, the 73-year-old woman homeowner woke up to her home on fire and attempted to help her 36-year-old son out of the home unsuccessfully. The woman was forced to leave the home and call 911 at her neighbor’s home, police said. The home owner’s son was later found dead in the home, officials said.