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Man from Battle Creek killed in St. Joseph County crash

19-year-old Justin Noel was a passenger in car that failed to stop
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Posted at 12:41 PM, Aug 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-13 12:41:08-04

SHERMAN TOWNSHIP, Mich. — One person is dead following a crash Wednesday night in St. Joseph County.

19-year-old Justin Noel was riding in a Ford Mustang with 19-year-old Erandi Tzitziki behind the wheel. According to Michigan State Police, Tzitziki did not stop at the intersection of North Centreville Road and Featherstone Road.

An SUV with the right of way t-boned the Mustang on the passenger side. Noel was airlifted to the hospital, where he died from his injuries. Tzitziki is in the hospital with serious injuries. The 66-year-old driver of the SUV suffered minor injuries.

Investigators are still looking into what led up to the crash.