Accident Victims Identified

By: News10
By: News10

Okemos High School Principal Christine Sermak sent an email Monday to parents of students explaining what the the school was doing in the wake of Sunday's fatal accident that killed three former students and left a fourth in critical condition.

The message identified the fatal victims as Heather Comstock, Matt Kolstoe and Sarina Seger. Friends identify the teen who survived, and was last reported in critical condition, as Humphrey Petersen-Jones.

All were 2010 graduates of Okemos High School. .

Ms. Sermak informed parents that information about the accident was shared with students and staff first thing Monday morning. Counselors will be available throughout the day. At the end of the school day, the faculty will meet to "debrief and provide feedback" to the Okemos High School Crisis Committee.

The accident happened Sunday afternoon on U.S. 23, south of Interstate 96 in Green Oak Township. A Toyota Prius carrying the students crossed the median and hit a Chevrolet Trailblazer traveling south.

A 56-year-old man and a 62-year-old woman from Fremont, Ohio in the front seats of the SUV were killed. Three children in the sport utility vehicle -- ages 10, 5 and 3 -- were among those seriously injured, police said.


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