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      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 minbcnews.com updates on this developing story throughout the day.