Driver Falls Asleep, Hits Vehicle Head-On

Posted at 3:56 PM, Dec 30, 2012
and last updated 2012-12-30 19:45:13-05

WAYNE TWP – Several people were taken to the hosptial after a crash Saturday.

 It happened on M51 near Swamp Street just before 3:00 p.m.

 The Cass County Sheriff’s Department said Roger Kirksey, 49, of Niles, believes he fell asleep and lost control.

He crossed the center line and hit another vehicle head-on.

 Kirksey’s passenger, Donna McAbee, 36 of Niles, was ejected from the vehicle after it rolled.

 Dalton Kirksey, 18, of, Niles was also riding in the vehicle.

 Police said Michelle Rozmarymowski, 37, of South Bend, was driving the other vehicle involved.

 Thomas Rozmarymowski, 41, of South Bend, was riding with her.

 Both drivers needed to be extracted, police added.

 Everyone involved was taken to the hospital.