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Child dead after accident at Silver Lake Dunes

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Posted at 4:55 PM, Oct 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-10 21:35:25-04

MEARS, Mich. — One child is dead after an accident involving four-wheelers at Silver Lake Dunes.

Authorities report that two 13-year-old cousins were traveling at a high speed before flipping their quads.

One was transported to a nearby hospital while the other was pronounced dead.

Both children were from Illinois.

According to authorities, this is the first fatality at Silver Lake Dunes this season.

Speed may have been a factor in the crash, according to the police.

This crash is under investigation by the Oceana County Sheriff's Office.

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