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Support from friends pours in after deadly crash
BEDFORD TOWNSHIP (NEWSCHANNEL 3) -- We now know the names of the victims of a deadly crash that killed two people, and left two others in critical condition at Bronson Hospital in Kalamazoo.
The high speed rollover crash happened at about 6:30 a.m. Saturday at a bend on the 2300 block of Meachem Road in Bedford Township.
A Battle Creek Police Sergeant tells Newschannel 3 23 year old Alex Hanson of Gull Lake and 22 year old driver Cynthia Eckhart of Battle Creek were both killed.
Listed in critical condition Saturday night are 23 year old Justin Green of Battle Creek and 18 year old Jessie Finch of Hastings.
Friends are pouring into the site to pay their respects and learn what happened.
Investigators say the car they were in, sped through a curve, struck a tree and rolled to its final resting place where many friends lay flowers in remembrance of the two who were killed including 22 year old Cynthia Eckhart and 23 year old Alex Hanson.
Friends say 23 year old Justin Green is clinging to life.
"He's not well he's got serious brain injuries he went in for surgery his brain is expanding. His family is going to give him support and take him off life support," said Tayler Wolfersberger, Alex Hanson's friend.
19 year old Jessie Finch may also live with serious injuries.
Friends say Finch lost an arm and may have brain injuries.
Friends say they want to give their love and support to the families who's lives will be forever changed.
It's unclear where these friends were headed to or from.
Newschannel 3 will continue to update you with the latest on this developing story as it happens on air and at www.wwmt.com