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Cass County MI Sheriff's Office
Monday June 7th, 2021 :: 04:05 a.m. EDT


One Injured In Crash

One Injured In Crash
Sheriff Richard J. Behnke, reports that on 06/07/2021 at approximately 0058 hours, his office was called to investigate a personal injury crash near the intersection of Day Lake St and Paradise Cove, Calvin Township, Cass County Michigan.
Investigation shows that 31 year old Michael Deweerd of Vandalia, was traveling north bound on Day Lake St, when the vehicle had ran off of the roadway, striking a large tree. The vehicle suffered heavy front end damage as a result of the accident. The driver sustained severe injuries and was transported to South Bend Memorial Hospital by Med-flight for his injuries.
A seatbelt was not worn during the incident. It is unknown if Alcohol and drugs were a factor in the crash. Assisting in this incident was Cass Central Fire, Pride Care EMS, Penn Township Fire Department and Med-Flight.

Cass County MI Sheriff's Office
321 Michigan 62
Cassopolis, MI 49031

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 269-445-1560

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