Two killed, one injured in crash

August 27, 2015

By Pat Maurer

Two teens were killed and one woman injured in a two-vehicle crash on Airport Road near Summerton Road in Union Township August 20th.

According to a release from the Michigan State Police, Joel Wood, 19, and his passenger, a 16 year-old Mt. Pleasant man, died in the accident.

Wood was driving a 1999 Chevrolet S10 pickup. The second vehicle, a 2010 Chevrolet Equinox, was driven by Shadow Harris, 27, of Mt Pleasant. Harris was seriously injured in the crash, which happened around 11:43 p.m. The release said she was trapped in the vehicle and was extricated by members of the Mt. Pleasant Fire Department. She was airlifted to an area hospital by Lifenet with unreleased injuries. She remains hospitalized, officials said.

Troopers, who were also assisted at the scene by the Isabella County Sheriff’s department and Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Police, said they believed alcohol was a factor in the crash.
The accident is still under investigation.

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