Services start for teens killed in Stony Creek crash

The Detroit News

Services were scheduled to start Wednesday for two of the three Utica Community Schools high school students killed last week in a high-speed crash at Stony Creek Metropark.

Visitation for Jonathan Manolios is 2-9 p.m. at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons, 36900 Schoenherr, Sterling Heights. The funeral is 10 a.m. Thursday at St. John Greek Orthodox Church, 11455 Metro Parkway, Sterling Heights.

Visitation for Emanuel Malaj is 1-9 p.m. at Wasik Funeral Home, 49150 Schoenherr, Shelby Township. His funeral is 10 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Albanians Church, 29350 Lahser, Southfield.

Meanwhile, visitation for Michael Wells is 1-9 p.m. Thursday at Wasik Funeral Home in Shelby Township. The funeral is 10 a.m. Friday at Hope Community Baptist Church, 42259 Hayes, Sterling Heights.

Manolios, Malaj and Wells, 17-year-old juniors at two of Utica Community’s high schools, died Friday evening when a speeding 2008 Jaguar S-type they were in lost control on a road in Stony Creek Metropark, struck a guardrail, tore through a fence and landed in the Stony Creek River, authorities said.

Two other teens, identified by friends as Greg Bobchick and Joe Narra, 17-year-old juniors from Shelby Township, were injured in the crash. They were hospitalized.

Macomb County Sheriff Anthony Wickersham said alcohol was found in the vehicle but declined Monday to comment on the type or amount. Toxicology reports have been ordered, said Dr. Daniel Spitz, Macomb County medical examiner