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      Crash claims life of 16 year old driver

      16-year-old Valerie VanAvery was killed in a two-car crash in Wexford County.

      16-year-old Valerie VanAvery was killed in a two-car crash in Wexford County.

      The accident happened Saturday at the intersection of Boon Road and South 39 Road.

      VanAvery was driving south on South 39 Road when they did not stop at the Boon Road intersection, and pulled into the path of a pick up truck.

      A visitation will be held on Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Evart. The funeral will be held in the same place on Wednesday at 11 a.m.

      A session was held Sunday afternoon for students and teachers at the Pine River Area High School where VanAvery was a student. A crisis team will be available once the school year starts to help grieving students.