Two dead after Brighton Township crash

Two are dead after a two-vehicle crash that happened Sunday morning. 

Around 1:30 a.m., deputies with the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to westbound I 96 and Pleasant Valley Road in Brighton Township for a two vehicle crash. 

Authorities say the preliminary investigation revealed that a 43-year-old Farmington Hills resident was operating a 2018 Ford F-150 traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes of I 96 when he struck a 2010 Dodge Journey. The Dodge was being operated by a 30-year-old Haslett resident.

Both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene by Livingston County EMS. 

The Haslett resident was wearing a seat belt, while the Farmington resident was not. Speed, alcohol and drug use remain under investigation by the Livingston County Major Crash Team. 

Deputies were assisted at the scene by the Brighton Area Fire Department, Livingston County EMS, Green Oak Township Police and Hamburg Township Police. 

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