Elsie teen killed in semi truck crash on M-21

The Clinton County Sheriff’s Office said they do not believe alcohol was a factor in the crash.
Published: Nov. 4, 2022 at 2:38 PM EDT|Updated: Nov. 4, 2022 at 5:11 PM EDT
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ST. JOHNS, Mich. (WILX) - A 19-year-old from Elsie died Friday morning following a crash in Bingham Township.

According to authorities, the crash happened just after 6 a.m. at the intersection of M-21 and Krepps Road. Police said a westbound semi truck on M-21 struck a Volkswagen that was traveling southbound on Krepps Road.

The driver of the Volkswagen - identified as 19-year-old Clay Wenzlick - died at the scene.

M-21 was closed for several hours between US-127 and Chandler Road. It reopened at about noon.

The Clinton County Sheriff’s Office said they do not believe alcohol was a factor in the crash.

The investigation is ongoing.

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