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Man injured in Sherman Township crash

A Constantine man was injured in a one-vehicle accident Tuesday morning in Sherman Township. State police said a car driven by Daniel Lalonde, 46, swerved to avoid striking an animal on North Centerville Road near Mintdale Road around 6 a.m. Tuesday. Lalonde’s pickup struck a utility pole, investigators said. He was transported to Sturgis Hospital. Investigators said neither alcohol nor …

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Two injured in Cass County crash

Two St. Joseph County residents were involved in a two-vehicle accident last week in Cass County’s Penn Township. Sheriff Richard Behnke said deputies were called at 6:30 a.m. Thursday to the intersection of Calvin Center Road and M-60. Investigators determined that a car driven by 45-year-old Veronica Brown of White Pigeon was heading north on Calvin Center Road and failed …

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Woman charged following crash

A 47-year-old Kalamazoo woman was charged with driving under the influence of drugs following a two-vehicle crash earlier this week in Three Rivers. State police said the suspect was heading south on U.S. 131 at 4 p.m. Tuesday when it ran into the back of a stopped vehicle waiting to turn left onto North Main Street. The vehicle that was …

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Fireworks lit on porch starts fire that burns Kalamazoo home

A home in western Michigan has burned after fireworks were lit on the porch. The Kalamazoo Gazette reports that the blaze was reported Sunday morning in Kalamazoo and took several hours to put out. Kalamazoo Public Safety Lt. Rafael Diaz says the “porch had fireworks exploding all over the place … all kinds of colors. It was lit up like …

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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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