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Police: Alcohol A Factor In Deadly Crash On 5 Mile Road

January 12, 2019 - 1:45 pm

REDFORD TOWNSHIP (WWJ) - Authorities say a deadly early morning crash in Redford Township was likely fueled by alcohol.

The crash happened around 2 a.m. Saturday along 5 Mile Road at Beech Daly. 

According to police, two vehicles collided. Other circumstances surrounding the crash weren't immediately clear.

One person was killed. Authorities have not released the gender or age of the victim.

Police say alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash, which remains under investigation. 

Five Mile Road was closed for several hours while police were investigating the scene, but has since reopened to traffic.