Two killed after wrong-way driver on US 131 causes three car collision

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OSCEOLA COUNTY, Mich. (WPBN/WGTU) -- Two people were killed after police say a wrong way driver on US 131 caused a three car collision.

It happened Thursday just after 3 p.m. on US 131 near 20 Mile Road.

According to Michigan State Police, a 43-year-old man from Paris, Michigan was driving north bound in the south bound lanes on US 131. This then caused a three car collision.

The at-fault driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of one of the other vehicles involved, a 62-year-old man from Illinois was taken to a local hospital and then flown to a hospital in Grand Rapids. The man then died as a result of his injuries.

The driver and passenger of the third vehicle were not harmed in the crash.

At the time of the impact, everyone involved were wearing their seat belts. It is unknown at this time if drugs or alcohol were factors in the crash.

This collision remains under investigation.

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