As many as 1,000 mourners attended funeral services Thursday for Collin McElroy, identified as the driver of the vehicle in which he and three other teenagers were killed in a weekend accident in Chester County.
McElroy, also identified as the owner of the 1994 Honda Prelude, was the first of the four to be buried. The services were at Olivet United Methodist Church in Coatesville.
McElroy and Jerry Warfel, 14, both of Honey Brook, and Kyle Marsh, 17, and Evan S. Pringle, 15, both of Coatesville, were thrown from the vehicle and killed in the crash on Route 82 near its intersection with Route 322 in Chester County just before 1 a.m. Sunday. All four were Coatesville Area High School students.