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Indiana woman dead in multiple car crash in Cass County


HOWARD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A 41-year-old woman from Indiana is dead following a crash in Cass County Friday night.

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office said four other victims were hurt in the crash and taken to the hospital.

CCSO deputies responded to a three-vehicle crash involving a semi-truck at 5:26 pm Friday on M-60 Highway and Anderson Road in Howard Township.

A 41-year-old woman from Mishawaka, Indiana was stopping in the roadway of M-60 to turn onto Anderson Road when a 34-year-old Dowagiac resident, riding with three passengers, traveling southwest on M-60, crashed into the back of her vehicle. The Dowagiac resident’s vehicle continued off the roadway and rolled onto its side. The 41-year-old woman’s vehicle was pushed into the northeast lane of traffic.

A semi-truck driven by a 72-year-old, Niles resident was traveling northeast on M-60 and crashed into the woman’s vehicle.

Deputies said the woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The Dowagiac resident and three other passengers were hurt in the crash.

The crash is still under investigation.