Two Clinton High School students killed in Lenawee County car accident

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Two Lenwee County teens dead, two others seriously injured on M-50 car accident

A single-vehicle crash along North Adrian Highway north of M-52 from Adrian to M-50 in Lenawee County has claimed the lives of two Clinton High School students and two others injured.

According to report an SUV occupied by the four Clinton High School students was moving south on North Adrian Highway, ran off the roadway to the west, struck a large boulder in the front yard of a residence, overturned multiple times and stopped at approximately 20 feet into a section of wood.

It was stated that the victims of the accident are 17 years of age.

Authorities stated that too much of speed played a role in the accident.

Two passengers died at the scene. Their identities were not immediately disclosed by the officials.

The driver life-threatening injuries and was airlifted by Life Flight to Mercy St. Vincent Hospital in Toledo for treatment.

The front seat passenger got serious injuries and was rushed to the University of Michigan hospital in Ann Arbor by ambulance for treatment.

Officials blocked the North Adrian Highway for hours for investigation but have reopened it.

Investigation is still on under the assistance of personnel from the Lenawee County Sheriff’s Office, the Clinton Fire Department, the Raisin Township Fire Department and the Tecumseh Fire Department.

Witnesses with information regarding the crash is urged to call Trooper Austin Howard of the Monroe Post at 734-242-3500.