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Two dead after suspected drunk driver crashes birthday party in Michigan

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Two children have been killed after a suspected drunk driver crashed into a birthday party in Michigan.

An 8-year-old girl and her 5-year-old brother died on the spot in the municipality of Berlin on Saturday, April 20.

Another 15 people were also injured, according to Monroe County Sheriff Troy Goodnough.

The sheriff said a 66-year-old woman drove 25 feet into the Swan Creek Boat Club building around 3 p.m.

Three children and six adults were taken to hospitals by helicopter or ambulance. /Credit: AP

“The scene was described by first responders as extremely chaotic, with high levels of emotion among those directly involved and those who witnessed this horrific incident,” the sheriff said.

Three children and six adults were taken to area hospitals by two helicopters or ambulances with life-threatening injuries, he added.

Other injured people were given first aid at the scene and some were taken to hospitals in private vehicles.

The sheriff said the suspect was taken into custody and was being held at the Monroe County Jail on suspicion of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated causing death.

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