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Pickup Driver Crosses Line, Kills 2 Sisters

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SAGINAW TWP.  (WWJ/AP) – Saginaw-area police say a man driving a pickup truck crossed a center line and struck two other vehicles, killing two sisters and causing at least three other injuries.

The crash happened about 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in Saginaw County’s Saginaw Township, according to a media release.

Township police Chief Don Pussehl said a 45-year-old Saginaw man was driving a Chevy pickup that hit a car driven by 63-year-old Patricia Aldrich.

The chief said the crash injured Aldrich and killed her two sisters, 63-year-old Carol Lyle and 67-year-old Judith Kelly, who were passengers in he car. Both lived in Bridgeport.

Pussehl said the pickup driver and a 69-year-old woman in an SUV also were hurt, but he described their injuries as non-life threatening.

Gratiot was shut down in that area for several hours following the incident.

The crash remains under investigation.

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