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One injured in Cass County crash

A pickup driven by a White Pigeon man was rear-ended in a two-vehicle accident in Cass County. According to a department media release, a pickup driven by 26-year-old Alan Harrington was heading east on M-60 when it slowed just east of M-40 in advance of making a turn. The truck was struck from behind by a car driven by Jessica …

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Man crashes car into fallen tree

A Cassopolis man was injured after the car he was driving struck a tree fallen in the roadway. Cass County Sheriff Richard Behnke said deputies were called at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday to Shurte Road in Penn Township in response to a single-vehicle accident. Behnke said deputies discovered a car driven by Derek Green, 22, had left the north side of …

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Two injured in Mendon crash

A Grand Rapids woman was cited for disobeying a stop sign after causing a two-vehicle accident over the weekend in Mendon Township. Sheriff’s officials said the 22-year-old woman was driving west on Michigan Avenue when she failed to stop at the Nottawa Road intersection. Her vehicle struck a southbound pickup driven by a 31-year-old Vicksburg woman. The incident occurred at …

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Three injured in Cass crash

Three people were involved in a two-vehicle accident last week in Cass County’s Penn Township. Sheriff Richard Behnke said deputies were called at 7:30 a.m. Friday to the intersection of Calvin Center Road and Brownsville Street. Investigators said a vehicle driven by 18-year-old Cassopolis resident Dakota Lawson was attempting to turn west onto Brownsville Street when it was struck by …

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One injured in Volinia accident

Deputies from the Cass County Sheriff’s Department responded to a single-vehicle accident this week in Volinia Township. Deputies said a van driven by 34-year-old Anita Hurley of Marcellus crashed into a tree on Penn Road, north of McKenzie Street. Hurley, who was driving north on Penn Road, told authorities she believes she fell asleep. The incident occurred at 9:30 a.m. …

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Motorcyclist injured in crash

A Vicksburg resident was injured in a motorcycle accident earlier this week in Fabius Township. Sheriff’s officials said the 47-year-old victim was driving north on U.S. 131 at 4:25 p.m. Tuesday, when he was distracted by another motorist at the M-60 eastbound intersection. The motorcycle driver failed to negotiate the curve, and the motorcycle went off the roadway and overturned. …

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