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2 women die after car fire at their home

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LAPEER TOWNSHIP (WJRT) - (07/07/14) - Michigan State Police troopers are trying to piece together what led to the death of two women.

Last Thursday, investigators were called to a home near Bevic and M-21 in Lapeer Township.

Investigators say there was a car crash at the home. The driver hit a tree and a garage.

Somehow the car caught fire and when investigators arrived, smoke was pouring out of the vehicle.

Police say the passenger, Sherry Ann West, was outside the car. She was alive. West was taken to Hurley Medical Center, where she died on Friday.

The driver, Linda Horton, was still in the car. 

Police believe she died at the scene from smoke inhalation.

Investigators say the fire is suspicious.

They have a person of interest in the case.

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