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Two dead after crash in Berrien County

Posted at 11:20 PM, Sep 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-22 16:41:03-04

BERRIEN COUNTY, Mich. — Two people are dead after a crash in Berrien County.

According to Michigan State Police, a 2015 Toyota Corolla was traveling eastbound on Sodus Parkway and lost control on the wet road before crossing the center lane into the westbound lanes.

The Toyota crashed into a 2018 Subaru Outback traveling westbound resulting in the deaths of a 42-year-old Niles man, a 13-year-old St. Joseph boy, and the hospitalization of an 8-year-old St. Joseph boy.

The 8-year-old was transported to Lakeland Hospital.

Authorities report that three others were transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The crash remains under investigation, and it is unknown if alcohol or drugs were a factor in the crash.