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Police identify Lansing woman and man killed in Monday crash

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Posted at 3:52 PM, Jul 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-06 15:52:41-04

LANSING, Mich. — Lansing police have identified two people who died in an early Monday morning car crash as 29-year-old Mark Joe Cantu, of Lansing, and 59-year-old Phyllis Schree Williams, also of Lansing.

Officers responded to reports at 2:50 a.m. of a two-vehicle crash on East Saginaw Street and North Cedar Street. According to a news release from the Lansing Police department, when officers arrived to the scene, both vehicles had extensive damages.

Cantu died at the scene. Williams died later at a local hospital.

Police said the car Cantu was driving was speeding and he disobeyed a traffic light.

Neither Williams or Cantu were driving alone. The 59-year-old man driving the car that Williams was in is in good condition and the passenger in Cantu's car is in stable condition.

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