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Deputies: Medical emergency caused crash that injured 2 in Cass County

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Posted at 4:03 PM, Jun 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-17 16:03:30-04

NEWBERG TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Two people were taken to Three Rivers Hospital after a Thursday morning crash in Cass County.

Deputies from the Cass County Sheriff’s Office were called to investigate the crash soon after 9:15 a.m. at M-60 near McKinley Street in Newberg Township.

A sheriff’s office investigation showed that 69-year-old Frederick Mark Reed of Dowagiac was eastbound on M-60 when he had a medical emergency and lost control of his vehicle, hitting a shore station.

His daughter was also in the vehicle, according to a news release.

Both were taken to the hospital with injuries that weren’t considered life-threatening.

Seat belts were worn by both.

Deputies don’t believe alcohol or drugs to have been factors in the crash.

The investigation continues.