Local Teen Dies in Car Accident

A weekend car crash that killed a local teenager has left many people shocked, and saddened. Police say a combination of speed and inexperience caused the crash that killed 16 year-old, Tanya Lynn Reilly. The deadly accident happened Saturday night on Shady Shore Road near Reilly Road in Hill Township. Police say Tanya was trying to pass another car when she hit it, she then went off the road, hit a tree, and died. 9&10's Cali O'Rourke and photojournalist Tyler Hampton went to the scene of the accident today. They have an important message for new drivers, and the parents of new drivers. Tanya's visitation will be at Steuernol and McLaren Funeral Home in West Branch on Tuesday, April 13 from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. and on Wednesday, April 14 from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Her funeral service will be Thursday, April 15 at 11 a.m. Tanya's burial will be right after the funeral, at Lane Heights Cemetery in Lupton.