Police ID two dead, 1 hurt in wrong-way crash - WNEM TV 5

Police ID two dead, 1 hurt in wrong-way crash

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Source: Clare County Sheriff's Dept. Source: Clare County Sheriff's Dept.

Two people are dead after a car driving the wrong way crashed head-on with an SUV. 

Clare County deputies were called about 9:45 a.m. on August 22 to the area of US-10 near Old State Avenue for reports of a possible head-on crash after a vehicle was seen driving westbound in an eastbound lane. 

When officers arrived, they found the crash was between a silver 2005 Mercury Sable and a red 2012 Chevy Traverse.

The driver of the Sable, 86-year-old Ines Brocht from Marion, and the driver of the Traverse, 72-year-old Charles Sarbach of Windsor, Ohio, were both found dead. A passenger in the Traverse, 71-year-old Janelle Sarbach, was also hurt. 

The woman was taken to Mid-Michigan Medical Center in Midland. She remains in critical condition, police said. 

The crash is still under investigation. 

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