Teen killed in US-131 crash

Posted at 8:22 AM, Aug 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-16 20:31:08-04

PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. -- A teen died in a crash on Wednesday evening on northbound US-131 near West River Drive in Plainfield Township.

According to police, a northbound vehicle struck a Honda Odyssey from behind which created a ripple effect and the Odyssey struck an SUV ahead of it on US-131.

The Odyssey then left the roadway and struck a large freeway sign.

Andy Larson, 14, was pronounced dead at the scene and a number of other involved people were transported to the hospital with injuries.

This crash is still under investigation but alcohol is not believed to be a factor.