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Published: Friday, 7/5/2002

Boy, 13, killed as car hits tree near Hillsdale

HILLSDALE - An Allen, Mich., teenager was killed yesterday when the car he was riding in went off the road and struck a tree near this city, Hillsdale County sheriff's deputies said.

Jeramie Signor, 13, died at the scene. Tracy Lyn Butcher, 25, of Quincy, the driver, was flown to Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo, Mich. where she was in critical condition last night.

A passing motorist reported the accident about 4:47 a.m., sheriff's deputy Brian O'Heran said. It was unclear whether the victims were wearing seat belts, according to a news release from the Sheriff's Office.

The crash remains under investigation.

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