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Dowagiac woman injured in car accident

BERRIEN COUNTY, MI -- A woman was injured after her vehicle ran off the road and crashed into a large cement structure in a yard.

The Berrien County Sheriff's Department and New Buffalo City Police Department were called to the accident on Maudlin Road near Behner Road in New Buffalo Township.

Officers found Reba Waterson, 57, of Dowagiac, MI, had failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway, causing her to lose control of her vehicle and strike a cement structure in a front yard.

Waterson was taken to St. Anthony's Hospital in Michigan City, IN with critical injuries.

Alcohol is not believed to be a factor.

The crash remains under investigation by the Berrien County Sheriff's Department.

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