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UPDATED: Marne Wreck is Fatal for Texting, Driving Teenager

 
UPDATED: Marne Wreck is Fatal for Texting, Driving Teenager
Posted Thursday, June 19th 2014 @ 11am  by WOOD Radio News Team

No alcohol or speed factored into a fatal crash in Ottawa County's Tallmadge Township but the Sheriff's Department said the 17 year old killed was texting and driving.

Jacob Freybler of Grand Rapids has been identified as the driver whose passenger car crossed the center line about 10:45 p.m. near 8th and Lincoln.  That's in the area of the I-96 interchange.

Sergeant Steve Austin's update on the crash indicated Freybler was receiving and sending texts at the time of the accident. 59 year old Timothy Andersen was driving the other car involved in the crash and had broken arms. A 33 year old passenger in his car was not hurt.

The accident remains under investigation.

(picture courtesy WOOD TV)

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