Police say they found the bodies of a woman and her two children at a suburban Detroit home while they were trying to notify family members that a man had died in an Indiana freeway crash.

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Police in Wayne County's Van Buren Township say they went to the home Thursday morning after being notified of the crash in Michigan City, Ind. They found a door ajar and, when no one responded, went into the home and found a mother and the two children dead. Cause of death wasn't immediately released.

Police say they found a weapon in the home, but didn't say what kind.

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Police earlier said two died on Interstate 94 in northern Indiana. Indiana police say the crash was caused by a driver going the wrong way.

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