Police: 2 dead, child hurt in high-speed crash in Detroit

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DETROIT (AP) -- Police say two people are dead and a child was seriously injured in a high-speed crash on Detroit's east-side.

The crash happened Thursday morning at 7 a.m. on surface streets near Interstate 94. Police say in a statement the car hit a viaduct and then a pole.

Police say the woman driving the car died along with a female passenger. Both of the deceased were women, but their identities are not currently known. One of the victims was a 41-year-old woman from Gaylord.

The child injured is listed in serious condition. Police said the child's age is 8-years-old.

Names of those involved weren't immediately released. The crash is under investigation.

The crash scene is right in front of the entrance of the GM Poletown plant.

It's not known if the victims were General Motors employees.