Two dead, teen injured in Tuesday night crash

The identities of the two who died in a Emmett Township crash Tuesday have been released. St. Clair County Sheriff’s Deputies say 52 year old John Barron of Emmett died after his pickup truck struck a car driven by 50 year old Dawn Meyer of Lynn Township. Preliminary investigations indicate Barron was traveling westbound on Bryce Road around 6:45pm Tuesday and failed to stop at the intersection with Bryce Road. Meyer was traveling northbound on Breen Road and her vehicle was struck by Barron’s pickup truck on he passenger side. John Barron was pronounced dead at the scene and Meyer was taken to an area hospital where she died of her injures. Meyer’s 16 year old daughter was treated for injuries at an area hospital and was transferred to a Detroit hospital where she is in critical condition. Investigations into the cause of the crash are ongoing..

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A two vehicle crash in St. Clair County’s Emmett township has claimed the life of two and injured another. The St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department tells WPHM it happened last night at the intersection of Bryce and Breen Roads. Deputies say a car was traveling northbound on Breen Road and failed to stop at a stop sign. It then struck a pickup truck that was traveling westbound on Bryce Road. The driver of the pickup truck was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the northbound vehicle and his passenger was taken to an area hospital. The driver later died as a result of his injuries and the passenger, his 16 year old daughter, was later transferred to a Detroit area hospital.  Investigations into the cause of the crash are ongoing..