Maxwell Muessig, 20, and Margaretta Potter, 23, killed when car struck by falling tree on M-115 in Freeman Township, Michigan

Modified Date: 
Sat, 03/11/2017 - 8:15am
Accident Date: 
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

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Authorities say two people were killed when a tree crashed onto their vehicle as powerful winds ripped through central Michigan.

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The couple planned to spend time at Muessig's family cabin in Luzerne over the weekend before the 20-year-old would take his girlfriend to the airport and she would fly back to Boston, where she was pursing a career in event planning.

Jamestown woman, boyfriend killed in tragic Michigan accident

Potter's family in Jamestown declined an interview Friday, but told the Mlive publication in Michigan that Maggie graduated from the University of Vermont and had moved to Boston to work in event planning because she loved weddings.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Maxwell Muessig
Margaretta Potter
Roadway: 
M-115

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