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Arrest made in deadly accident in Edwardsburg

Niles resident Jeffrey Jackson is expected to appear in court nearly two months after he allegedly disregarded a stop sign on Pine Lake Street in Edwardsburg. The crash killed 16-year-old Makayla McKenzie and injured her two passengers on May 3.

On Wednesday evening, Jackson was taken into custody.

Cass County Prosecutor Victor Fitz has charged Jackson with a moving violation causing death and a moving violation causing serious injury.

Passengers Camryn Raab, 16, and Hannah Philpot,17, both of Edwardsbug, were injured in the accident and transported to Memorial Hospital.

Bond for Jackson is set at $30,000.

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