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Three vehicle collision causes injuries

Sheriff’s department deputies responded last week to a three-vehicle collision at the border of Fabius and Constantine townships. Deputies were called shortly before 4 p.m. Wednesday to U.S. 131 and Drummond Road, where a southbound pickup driven by a 22-year-old Marcellus man collided into the rear of a vehicle that was stopped to turn left into a driveway. Two Iowa …

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Several injured in Cass County crash

Cass County Sheriff Joe Underwood Jr. said deputies responded to a two-car crash Thursday morning last week in Mason Township. The incident occurred around 7:15 a.m. on Cassopolis Road and Grange Street. Investigators said a vehicle driven by 29-year-old Kenneth Abney of Three Rivers failed to yield right of way at the intersection and turned in front of a southbound …

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Bicyclists struck by car

A Three Rivers man was treated for injuries he suffered after the bicycle he was riding was struck by a car this week in Park Township. Sheriff’s officials said James Peter, 64, was taken to Bronson Methodist Hospital following the incident, which occurred Wednesday on Parkville Road, just south of Heimbaugh Road. The driver of the car was 74-year-old Alma …

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Sturgis home damaged in fire

A house in Sturgis sustained substantial damage as the result of a fire over the weekend. Sturgis Fire Captain Cody Cripe said the department was dispatched around 4:30 a.m. Sunday to the 200 block of North Fourth Street. Upon arrival, firefighters noticed fire on the outside of the residence and an occupant attempting to extinguish it with a garden hose. …

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Woman injured in crash

A 24-year-old Three Rivers woman was injured in a traffic accident Thursday morning around 4:45 a.m. The Cass County sheriff’s department said Nikkole Reyna was westbound on U.S. 12 when she reached for her cell phone. When she looked up, there was a truck in her lane approaching her, which caused her to swerve to miss the truck. Reyna lost …

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Man injured in single vehicle crash

A 54-year-old Centreville man sustained several injuries as a result of a crash in his pickup truck Saturday night. The Michigan State Police said John Kay III was driving his truck on Covered Bridge Road near Leland Road when his vehicle left the roadway and struck a large stump, which caused the truck to vault into the air and land …

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Man arrested after setting home on fire

One person was arrested early Saturday morning after intentionally setting blaze to a home in Sherman Township. The incident happened in the 27000 block of Oak Drive located on Omena Lake. The 45-year-old man told police he intentionally set the home on fire after having a dispute with a fellow family member. The suspect was medically evaluated and then placed …

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Motorcyclist killed in crash

A 28-year-old Bronson man was killed Thursday when his motorcycle struck the rear of a pickup truck in Fawn River Township. Zachariah Himebaugh, was declared dead at the scene of the crash, which occurred just after 3:30 p.m. Michigan State Police said both vehicles were westbound in the 30000 block of U.S. 12, near Sweet Lake Road. The driver of …

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Man killed in Flowerfield crash

A 45-year-old Schoolcraft man was pronounced dead at the scene of a one-vehicle crash last weekend in Flowerfield Township. St. Joseph County Sheriff deputies said a truck driven by Graham Gooden was southbound in the 50000 block of Chamberlain Road around 1:30 p.m. Sunday. His truck left the road at a low rate of speed and struck a tree, investigators …

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Man injured in motorcycle crash

A White Pigeon man was injured in a motorcycle accident Sunday evening in Fabius Township. State police said John Benson, 69, was driving east on Gleason Road around 7 p.m. when he lost control and crashed near King Road. Benson was treated on the scene and subsequently airlifted to Bronson Methodist Hospital. Investigators said Benson was not wearing a helmet; …

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