Lake teen dead following Saturday accident

ISABELLA COUNTY — A 17-year-old teen from Lake was killed in a fatal single-car accident on June 27.

According to a press release from the Isabella County Sheriff's Department, Daniel James Bronis and two passengers, including 15-year-old Scott Owen Martin and 17-year-old Breanna Nicole Herman, both of Evart, were traveling along West North County Line Road in Coldwater Township in Isabella County, when Bronis, the driver, lost control of the car and ran off the roadway. The vehicle overturned and Bronis was ejected from the vehicle. The car came to rest on top of him.

Martin and Herman were transported to MidMichigan Medical Center in Clare and later to MidMichigan Medical Center in Midland for treatment. The extent of their injuries is unknown.

The accident remains under investigation. Alcohol or drugs do not appear to be factors in the crash.

The Clare County Sheriff’s Department, Garfield Township Fire Department, Mobile Medical Response. Michigan State Police Mount Pleasant Post and Isabella County Central Dispatch also assisted with the accident.