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Cass County MI Sheriff's Office
Tuesday April 5th, 2022 :: 10:06 p.m. EDT


Single Vehicle Injury Crash

Sheriff Richard J. Behnke, reports that on 04/05/2022 at approximately 1920 hours, his office was called to investigate a single vehicle personal injury crash in the median between Sunset Blvd and Wayne St, Porter Township, Cass County Michigan.  
Initial investigation shows that 49-Year Old Union  resident, Chad Bowman, was in the median between the roadways, operating an off road vehicle. Bowman attempted to make a sharp U-turn causing him to lose control of his vehicle and overturn it. Bowman was evaluated on scene by SEPSA emergency medical personnel and transported to South Bend Memorial hospital for non-life threating injuries. The passenger of the vehicle 55- Year Old Elkhart resident, Steven Russel, refused to be seen by emergency medical personnel. Seatbelts were worn at the time of the crash. Drugs and Alcohol do not appear to be factors in this crash.   

Assisting agencies in this crash were Porter Township Fire Department and SEPSA Ambulance. This crash remains under investigation.

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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