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A third person has died from a crash that also took the lives of a married couple

The scene where a couple married 47 years died Sunday in a three-car crash near Billy Graham Parkway. Police said the crash happened after a woman driving a van sped through a red light at the intersection of West Woodlawn Road and South Tryon Street.
The scene where a couple married 47 years died Sunday in a three-car crash near Billy Graham Parkway. Police said the crash happened after a woman driving a van sped through a red light at the intersection of West Woodlawn Road and South Tryon Street. WBTV

A third person has died from injuries sustained in a southwest Charlotte crash on Sept. 2, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said Tuesday.

Michael Curtis Bradley Jr., 36, was riding in the passenger seat of a Ford Econoline van when, police say, the van ran a red light at the intersection of West Woodlawn Road and South Tryon Street and slammed into another car.

Both passengers in the second car — a married couple, Simmie and Sylvia Long, both 67 — died at the scene. Bradley died at the hospital on Friday, police said. Bradley was not wearing a seatbelt, police said.

The van’s driver, 33-year-old Amber Ann Marie Frazier, was injured in the crash and is still in the hospital, police said. When she’s released, she will be arrested and charged with three counts of involuntary manslaughter and one count each of reckless driving and possession of drug paraphernalia, police said.

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Jane Wester: 704-358-5128, @janewester
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