Car Rearends Pickup on 146 and Burns, LIVINGSTON, April 8, 2015 - Shortly before 8 am on April 8, 2015, a gray 2011 Chevy Silverado driven by Kyle Haynes, 17, of Livingston, was south-bound in the 2025 block of US-146. Haynes had stopped and was waiting to make a left turn into a private drive when he was slammed from behind by a white 2007 Pontiac G5 driven by Ashlynn Pace, 17, of Livingston. The impact spun Haynes' pickup around facing north while Pace's car rolled across the north-bound lanes of traffic to the shoulder and caught fire. Ashlynn Pace exited her vehicle and walked away as her vehicle burned. Americare Ambulance Service was dispatched to the scene along with the Livingston Volunteer Fire Department and personnel from Livingston Police Department including Officer Scott Paske, Kevin Ward, Sergeant Ronnie Bogany, Lieutenant Matt Parrish, and Chief Dennis Clifton. Several passengers in Haynes' vehicle were transported to CHI Livingston Memorial Hospital for precautionary reasons. Traffic on both sides of 146 was completely blocked during investigation and cleanup. According to Officer Scott Paske, Pace will be cited for failure to control speed. Both vehicles were recovered by Ken's Towing and will be stored at Harrison Body Shop in Livingston.
Kyle Haynes' 2011 Chevy Silverado sustained heavy rearend dammage after being slammed from behind.
Ashlynn Pace's 2007 Pontiac G5 was totaled.
Pace's vehicle caught fire and burned (Pace safely exited the vehicle).
Both vehicles were recovered by Ken's Towing (Houdini pictured).
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