HARWICH (CBS) — Grief counselors were on hand at Barnstable High School where a young victim of a weekend crash had many close friends.

Michael Lawrence. (Family photo)

Michael Lawrence. (Family photo)

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Meanwhile, police continue their search for a third driver who was not involved, but may be a witness to the crash early Sunday morning.

Police say Michael Lawrence and friend Adrian Sterling were in separate cars, speeding eastbound when Lawrence lost control and crashed into a tree. Sterling was unhurt in the crash but is now facing charges including reckless driving.

Lawrence’s heartbroken mother is looking for answers.

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“I just want my son back,” she said.  “This is a really hard time and I just want people to know he was such a great kid and I miss him and I love him.”

Classmates say Lawrence was a popular student at Barnstable High.

“He was like a brother to me, we did everything together,” friend Corey Woolfolk said. “It’s hard to believe he’s gone.”

Police are asking anyone who witnessed the crash, to contact State Police.

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