WEXFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Deputies say two people from West Michigan were killed in a crash in northern Michigan late Saturday afternoon.
The crash happened around 5:35 p.m. at the intersection of North 9 Road and County Line Road in Wexford Township, northwest of Cadillac.
The Wexford County Sheriff’s Office says 59-year-old Janice Verkerke northbound on 9 Road when she did not stop for a stop sign. Her car was then struck by a westbound vehicle in the intersection.
Janice Verkerke and her passenger, 64-year-old Richard Verkerke, died at the scene. Both were from Middleville.
The driver and passenger in the other vehicle were taken to an area hospital. Their injuries are not life-threatening, deputies said.
The crash remains under investigation.