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Police say two people are dead after an overnight crash in Burton. The accident happened around 1:30 a.m. Monday morning on the 1400 block of South Vassar Road.
Authorities have not released the identities of the victims but they are believed to be a 28-year-old Burton man and a 26-year-old Otisville woman.
The victim's vehicle was the only car involved in the crash. The vehicle lost control on Vassar Road, south of Lapeer Road, and struck a tree. Both victims were pronounced dead at the scene.
Officials believe that alcohol and speed contributed to the crash. The accident remains under investigation.
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Monday, October 7 2013, 02:01 PM EDT
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