COREY WILLIAMS,Associated Press
DETROIT (AP) — A minivan carrying six members of a Michigan high school boys’ golf team collided with another van on a rural road, killing the 30-year-old coach and a 17-year-old golfer, and a 27-year-old woman in the other vehicle.
Four other members of the Grayling High School golf team were in critical condition after Monday morning’s crash in Kalkaska County’s Excelsior Township, 25 miles east of Traverse City.
The condition of a fifth golfer was not immediately available. The names of the victims were not released.
“It was pretty horrific,” Michigan State Police Sgt. Don Bailey said of the crash.
Bailey told The Associated Press he came upon the crash shortly after it occurred about 11:30 a.m. Monday in Michigan’s northern Lower Peninsula. He had to use a fire extinguisher to put out a fire in one of the vehicles.
“There were three ejections and those…
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