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Three dead, two injured in Middle River crash and fire

Three people have died and two others remain injured after a crash and subsequent truck fire in Middle River early Saturday morning, police said.

Baltimore County Police said they responded to the crash at Eastern Avenue and Carroll Island Road just after 1 a.m.

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Police said a 2010 Dodge Ram truck traveling west on Eastern Avenue veered off the roadway near Carroll Island Road, striking several trees before eventually catching on fire.

The truck’s two rear passengers, identified as Michael Darnell Satchell Jr., 26, and Michael Jackson Jr., 15, both of Akin Circle in Middle River, were trapped and pronounced dead at the scene by the Baltimore County Fire Department, police said.

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The driver, Andre Demonte Dixon, 39, of the 100 block of Alberge Lane, died of his injuries Sunday, police said. No phone number was listed for his address.

Two other passengers, who sustained serious injuries, were able to escape, and were transported to R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center for treatment, police said.

Police said the department’s Crash Investigation Team are investigating.

Baltimore Sun reporter Colin Campbell contributed to this article.

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