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      Driver hits tree killing passenger in Antrim County

      A 20-year-old of East Jordan was killed in a car crash on Saturday morning in Echo township.

      A 20-year-old of East Jordan was killed in a car crash on Saturday morning in Echo township.

      According to the Antrim County Sheriff's Office, the 25-year-old driver, Duane Alan Skrocki Jr., was driving a 1999 Mercury when he missed the curve and hit a tree on M-32 near Hejhal Rd.

      The driver is in serious condition and was transported to McLaren Hospital.

      The passenger, Jennifer Lee Reiland, was pronounced dead at the scene.

      The sheriff's office says that alcohol may be a factor in the crash.

      The passenger and driver were wearing seatbelts.

      The accident is under investigation.