Teen killed in Silver Lake State Park ATV crash

7:25 AM, Jul 12, 2013   |    comments
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UPDATE FRIDAY 8:00AM (WZZM) - The teen killed in the Silver Lake ATV crash has been identified as Cody J. Mong, 19, from Oakland, Mich.

MEARS, Mich. (WZZM) -- A teenager has died and another person is seriously hurt following an ATV accident. The crash happened around 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Silver Lake State Park sand dunes.

Lt. Craig Mast of the Oceana County Sheriff's Department told WZZM 13 the driver of an ATV lost control as he headed down a steep hill. He was ejected when the vehicle rolled over .

Another ATV also coming down the hill landed on the man, killing him. The victim is identified as a 19-year-old man from Oakland Township.

A person in the striking ATV was also injured and airlifted to Spectrum Health Butterworth hospital with serious injuries.

The Oceana County Sheriff's Department continues to investigate the crash and will release the victims' names Friday after family has been notified.


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