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Constantine man dead, 1-year-old hospitalized after St. Joseph Co. crash

St. Joseph Sheriff 02132021
Posted at 3:23 PM, Apr 19, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-19 15:23:24-04

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Mich. — A Constantine man is dead following a crash in St. Joseph County Tuesday morning.

The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Office says the crash occurred on Centreville-Constantine Road between Sevision Road and Roys Road before 8 a.m.

We’re told the 21-year-old victim crossed the centerline and left the road while driving southwest on Centreville-Constantine Road. The car ran into a handful of trees before it finally stopped, authorities explain.

Deputies removed the unresponsive driver from the car and attempted life-saving procedures, but the man died on the scene, according to the sheriff’s office.

A 1-year-old was reportedly in the vehicle when the crash took place but was unharmed. The child was taken to a nearby hospital as a precaution, deputies say.

We’re told the driver did not have a seat belt on during the crash, which is currently under investigation.

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