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4 Teens Dead After Accident In Chester, MD

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CHESTER, Md. - A car accident in Chester Wednesday night leaves 4 teenagers dead. Police say it happened on the intersection of Cox Neck Road and Jones Road in Chester. All four passengers, in a Volkswagen sedan were found dead.

They have been identified as Cory Passagno, 18, of Chester, Michael Ringenbach, 19, of Stevensville, Harrison Rhodes Smith, 18, of Chester, and Tyler Ezley, 18, of Chester.

The driver of the other vehicle, 73-year-old Eli Dabich is a professor at the Naval Academy and was airlifted to shock trauma.

According to the sheriffs office, the vehicle with four teenagers was speeding.

Tyler Elzey was recognized by the fireman as one of their own, a Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department member. They say the Kent Island High School graduate, had a year and a half of experience in the department, with 350 hours of training.

In a statement hissed by KIVFD said "Tyler was living his dream of being a fireman and had recently applied to the Anne Arundel County Fire Department. Tyler loved serving his community and was a Maryland State Police Explorer in addition to being a volunteer firefighter."

The Fire Department also says that Michael Ringenbach was a former member of their department during 2011.

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