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Two killed in crash

HYDE — Two people were killed and one person was injured in a two-vehicle crash Saturday.

At 9:53 a.m. on April 1, the Delta County Sheriff’s Department responded to a personal injury accident with entrapment at the intersection of U.S. 2 and 41 and I Rd. One of the vehicles, which was being driven by Gerald Grenfell, 84, had pulled onto U.S. 2 and 41 into the path of a westbound vehicle.

Gerald was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger in the vehicle he was driving, Rosellen Grenfell, 80, died after being flown to U.P. Health System in Marquette. The driver of the westbound vehicle was treated for injuries and released at the scene.

Alcohol and speeding are not believed to be factors in the crash.

Assisting the Delta County Sheriff’s Department at the scene of the crash were the Michigan State Police, Escanaba Public Safety, Hannahville Tribal Police, Ford River Fire Department, Bark River Fire Department, U.P. Health System, and Valley Med Flight. The crash remains under investigation.

Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Crawford Funeral Home. Visitation will be on Wednesday, April 5, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Crawford Funeral Home in Escanaba. The funeral service celebrating the lives of Gerald and Rosellen will follow at 5 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Paul Strom officiating.

Burial will be in Gardens of Rest Cemetery. A complete obituary will follow in Tuesday’s Daily Press.

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