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Man dies in crash near Mendon

ST. JOSPEH COUNTY, Mich. – A man from Mendon is dead following a crash at the intersection of Summit and Pleasant Roads in Leonidas Township.

St. Joseph County Deputies say the crash happened Sunday around 5 p.m. when a Dodge car heading northbound on Summit Road allegedly ran a stop sign due to foggy conditions.

The Dodge struck a Jeep SUV in the intersection, causing the Jeep to leave the roadway and crash into a tree.

According to deputies, the driver of the Jeep, 60-year-old Mark Russell of Mendon was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Dodge, 27-year-old Tyler Boden of Kendallville, suffered minor injuries and was transported to Bronson Hospital in Kalamazoo for treatment.

Authorities say the crash is under investigation and Boden may face charges.

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