Teenager killed in US 12 crash

CASS COUNTY, Mich. -- A 19-year-old has died in a car crash on US 12 early Sunday morning.

Cass County deputies say it happened near Fir Road around 1:15 a.m.

Deputies say 19-year-old Gage Strawderman was heading east on the highway, when he drove off the road and hit several large trees.

He died at the scene.

Deputies say Strawderman was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

It's unknown if drugs or alcohol are factors in the crash.

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