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One dead after fatal crash in La Grange Township

Published: May. 18, 2022 at 7:53 PM EDT
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CASS COUNTY, Mich. (WNDU) - One is dead after a fatal crash in La Grange Township on Wednesday.

The Cass County Sheriff’s Department was called to the scene on Dailey Rd., north of Pokagon Highway around 3 p.m.

According to officials, first responders found two vehicles that had hit each other head-on. The driver of one vehicle has been identified as Curtis J.W. Mengel, 28, of Warsaw. The second driver was identified as Robert Sass, 67, of LaPorte.

Both drivers were transported to hospitals for treatment with serious injuries. Sass later died from his injuries at the hospital.

Both drivers were wearing seatbelts, and airbags did deploy.

At this time, it is unknown if alcohol or drugs were factors in the crash which remains under investigation.

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