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Three killed in Dearborn Heights crash

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DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. (MyFox Detroit) -

A horrific crash in Dearborn Heights claims the lives of three people. We're learning more about the victims. Those who knew the two teens who died teens gathered at Annapolis High School Saturday night to remember the victims.

Click on the video player to watch Ronnie Dahl's live report.

It's a crash that has devastated families. Friday afternoon Daemon Maniaci, 48, of Westland was behind the wheel of a Ford Ranger pickup truck. He was speeding when he ran a red light at the intersection of Telegraph and Ford. He plowed into a green Honda Accord driven by Adnan Berisha, 19. The teenager died instantly. Last year, Adnan was a senior at Annapolis High School. He was well known for his accomplishments on the wrestling mat.

Also killed in the crash, Markel Jackson-Willis, 18, who was in the front passenger seat. His cousin, William Willis, 21, was riding in the back. Emergency crews used the jaws of life to pull him from the wreckage; he's listed in serious condition at Henry Ford Hospital.

The driver who caused the terrible accident also died. It's believed he was fleeing the scene of a hit and run. He has a long history of traffic offenses.

Funeral arrangements are pending but donations for Jackson-Willis's funeral are being accepted at any 5th Third Bank. We're also told Annapolis High School is accepting donations for the families.

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