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2 dead in Orlando crash after driver runs red light, police say

Police investigate wreck at Church Street and Orange Blossom Trail

ORLANDO, Fla. – Two people were killed early Wednesday in a crash in Orlando when a driver ran a red light, police said.

The double fatal wreck was reported at 2:17 a.m. on South Orange Blossom Trail at West Church Street.

Orlando police said a black Honda traveling west on Church Street ran a red light and struck a red Pontiac that was headed south on OBT.

Two people in the Pontiac were pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The driver and passenger of the Honda were taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

No other details, including the victims' names, have been released.

The family of one of the victims has started a GoFundMe page for anyone who wants to help.

An investigation is ongoing.

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