BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (WOOD) — A teenager died and another was injured after a single-car crash in Battle Creek Monday night, police say.
The Battle Creek Police Department said officers were called shortly after 9 p.m. Monday to the scene of a crash on Collier Avenue between R Drive and Michigan Avenue.
Investigators believe the car hit a boulder, rolled once and hit a small tree. The driver, identified as 18-year-old Ryan Millirans, died at the scene, according to a BCPD news release.
An 18-year-old passenger was taken to Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo in critical condition, the release said. The passenger’s name was not released.
The police department said investigators believe speed was a factor in the crash.