Crash on M-62 leaves one person dead and two seriously injured

CASSOPOLIS, Mich. – A two vehicle crash left one person dead on Monday evening, according to the Cassopolis Police Department.

Police were dispatched to a two vehicle crash on M-62, west of Hilton Street around 5:37 p.m.

Officers found two pickup trucks in the middle of M-62, in front of the Cass County Law and Courts Building.

A westbound truck driven by a 24-year-old male, allegedly lost control and crossed the centerline where it was struck by an eastbound truck.

The eastbound truck was driven by a 36-year-old male from Dowagiac who had a 48-year-old female passenger with him.

The 24-year-old driver died on scene.

The other two involved in the crash were transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.

The names of all the people involved will be released after family notification.

The crash remains under investigation.

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