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Man injured in Cass County crash

A Bangor man was seriously injured after he was involved in a single-vehicle crash earlier this week in Cass County. Sheriff Richard Behnke said deputies were called shortly after 9 a.m. Tuesday to the intersection of M-40 and Bald Hill Street in Newberg Township. Upon arrival, deputies administered first aid to 24-year-old William Peterson. Peterson told deputies he was traveling …

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Man on mower struck by car

A Cass County man was injured after the lawnmower he was riding was struck by a car. Sheriff Richard Behnke said deputies responded at 5:41 p.m. Saturday to the 19000 block of South Metcalf Court. Forty-four-year-old Joseph Barnett was crossing a driveway on his mower when 61-year-old Darlene Pratt of Elkhart was driving to the road in the same driveway. …

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Cass County crash injures one

Cass County Sheriff’s Department deputies responded to a single-vehicle accident last week in Howard Township. According to Sheriff Richard Behnke, deputies were called at 1:30 a.m. Thursday to a location on Anderson Road, just south of Allen Road. Deputies found the driver unconscious but still breathing. Investigators said it appears the driver was traveling north on Anderson Road and lost …

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Dog injures 3 people

Three people – including two children – were treated for injuries they sustained after being attacked by a dog in Cass County over the weekend. Deputies were called at 5:41 p.m. Sunday to the 63000 block of Crooked Creek Road, where 44-year-old Jennifer Hansford of Cassopolis was injured after protecting a 7-year-old child and 2-year-old child from the dog. Hansford …

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Two injured in motorcycle crash

Cass County Sheriff Richard Behnke said deputies responded to a personal-injury motorcycle crash over the weekend in Jefferson Township. Deputies responded shortly before 6 p.m. Sunday to the intersection of Robinson Road, near Mt. Zion Road. An investigation showed that a motorcycle operated by Brian Klink, 45, of Cassopolis, was heading north on Robinson Road when he lost control. Klink …

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Man injured in crash

A Vandalia man suffered minor injuries after his vehicle struck a deer then went off the roadway in Cass County. Sheriff Richard Behnke said 21-year-old Devin Todd was driving east on Calvin Hill Road near Kensington Road shortly after 2 a.m. Sunday. Todd’s vehicle struck a deer then several trees after leaving the road. Todd, who was the only occupant …

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Woman arrested after crash

Cass County Sheriff’s Department deputies arrested a woman for driving while intoxicated over the weekend at a campground in Newburg Township. Sheriff Richard Behnke said deputies were called shortly before 7 p.m. Saturday to a campground in the 12000 block of Prang Street regarding a single-vehicle crash. Deputies were advised that the driver got into an argument with witnesses, and …

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Teen injured in crash

A Cass County teen was injured in a single-vehicle accident after she reportedly fell asleep at the wheel in Porter Township. Sheriff Richard Behnke said deputies were called shortly after 3 a.m. Sunday to M-40, near Shavehead Lake Road in response to a vehicle that had struck a tree. Deputies said 18-year-old Birdie Murphy, of Union, was traveling south on …

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Woman injured in crash

A Niles woman was treated for injuries she received after her vehicle ran into a car driven by a Constantine resident. Cass County Sheriff’s Department officials said Janel Chappell, 18, was driving west on U.S. 12 at 4:21 p.m. March 17 when her vehicle collided with a car driven by Dakota Hicks, 20, of Constantine. The incident occurred near M-217 …

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Man died after being hit by train

A Niles man died this week after he was struck by the engine of a freight train in Cass County’s Pokagon Township. Sheriff Richard Behnke said the incident occurred around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the rail crossing a half mile south of Pokagon Highway. Investigators said a Norfolk Southern train traveling north came across a subject on the tracks who …

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