Bay City teen killed in car accident

An accident in Grand Rapids claims the life of a Bay City teenager.

Michigan State Police are investigating the deadly crash on I-96 that killed 17-year old Autumn Elwell who is from Bay City.

Police say it happened around 12:30 Saturday morning.

Officials say Elwell was a passenger in a car driven by her sister.

Police say the driver attempted to backup on I-96 after she missed her exit and was then hit by a tractor-trailer.

The driver of the car suffered serious injuries.

The driver of the tractor trailer was not hurt.

Police say alcohol is not a factor and the accident remains under investigation.

Residents in Bay City continue to mourn the loss on Monday, check back on updates on this developing story throughout the day.