UPDATE: Names released from fatal crash

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CHARLOTTE, MI. (WILX) -- Three people have died in a crash that occurred Monday morning near Charlotte.

Sharon Mears, 64, Duane Mears, 57, and Sylvia Mears, 81 were killed in the crash and were all residents of the Charlotte area.

The fatal crash occurred near the intersection of M-79 and Lacey Lake Road, about 6 miles west of the city, Eaton County Sheriff Deputy Adam Morris said.

Sheriff’s office deputies responded to the two-vehicle crash at about 8 a.m. Monday and discovered all three occupants in one vehicle were deceased.

The driver of the second car, a 30-year-old woman from the Vermontville area, was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Morris told News 10 poor road conditions caused by the weather were a factor in the crash. The crash remains under investigation.

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