Deputies ID teen killed in fiery Howard City crash

Montcalm County
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HOWARD CITY, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities have identified the teen driver who was killed in a fiery crash in Howard City Saturday.

The Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office identified the driver as 18-year-old Reece Anthony Nice.

The crash happened around 5:05 p.m. Saturday on Lake Michigan Drive. Deputies say an 18-year-old man was heading west on Lake Montcalm Road when he veered onto the north side of the road, over corrected and hit a tree.

The vehicle caught fire after the crash. Deputies say an 18-year-old woman who was a passenger in the vehicle escaped, but the driver died inside the wreckage.

Deputies said believe speed was a factor in the crash, but the investigation is ongoing.

Loved ones of Nice have created a GoFundMe page to help cover funeral expenses.

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