Police say speed and alcohol appear to be factors in the early morning crash.
The occupents were a 28-year-old man from Burton and a 26-year-old woman from Otisville.
The names have not yet been released.
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A deadly accident in Burton claimed the lives of two people early Monday morning.
Burton police say it happened around 1:30 am.
Witnesses say a small black Chevrolet was speeding when the driver lost control, hitting a tree between Houghton Drive and Blankenship Circle, on the 1400 block of Vassar Road.
Police have not released the names of the victims.
The incident remains under investigation.