GREENWOOD TOWNSHIP, MI – A 17-year-old Avoca teen was killed in a one vehicle crash yesterday afternoon in Greenwood Township.
Deputies from the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office were called to the scene of the crash on Bricker Road, south of Wilkes Road shortly after 3:30 Monday. When they arrived, they observed a Chevrolet Trailblazer that had rolled over. It appears the vehicle went over an old railroad crossing, lost control and crashed.
The 17-year-old, Justin Webster, was transported by Tri-Hospital EMS to McLaren Port Huron Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The 18-year-old driver of the vehicle, Mikayla Smith, of Yale, suffered serious injuries and was also transported to McLaren Port Huron Hospital.
Accident investigators from the Sheriff’s Office were called to the scene of the crash, which remains under investigation. Speed is believed to be a contributing factor in the crash.
Kenockee Township Fire and Rescue also assisted at the scene of the crash.