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Published: Saturday, 11/12/2005

Teens perish in collision with truck in Coldwater

COLDWATER, Mich. Authorities are investigating a car-truck accident on Wednesday that claimed the lives of two 17-year-old Quincy, Mich., youths.

Mathew Avis, driver of the car, and Marco Schreiber, a passenger in the car, were pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The Avis youth was southbound on Willowbrook Road in Coldwater at about 5:45 a.m. when he failed to stop for a red light at U.S. 12. He collided with a tractor-trailer driven by Danny Richards, 57, of Sturgis, Mich., which was eastbound on U.S. 12, police said.

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