Two die in Surrey Twp. Crash

November 29, 2018

By Pat Maurer
Correspondent

Two men, Coty Smith, 20 of Farwell and Jacob Mester, 21 of Midland, died in a Wednesday night crash last week.

Pictured are the remains of the vehicle that caused the death of two men November 21. Photo courtesy of Clare County Sheriff’s Office

Pictured are the remains of the vehicle that caused the death of two men November 21.
Photo courtesy of Clare County Sheriff’s Office

According to the Clare County Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened around 11:30 p.m. November 21 on Littlefield Road in Surrey Township just west of Farwell.

Smith, who was the driver in the 2007 Dodge Charger, was westbound on M-115 when the car veered off the road and smashed into a large tree. Both men were pronounced deceased at the scene.

The car split into several pieces on impact.

Speed is believed to have been a factor in the accident.

The accident remains under investigation.

Assisting at the scene were Mobile Medical Response Ambulance Service; Surrey Township Fire and Rescue; the Medical Examiner’s Office; Michigan State Police troopers and the Clare County Accident Reconstruct/Investigation team.

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