Man injured in boating accident in Cass County

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CASS COUNTY, Mich. – According to Sheriff Richard J. Behnke, his office began investigating a boating accident on Diamond Lake in Lagrange Township in Cass County around 6:00 p.m. on Saturday.

The victim was pulling a tube to the back of the boat when a passenger bumped the throttle into gear.

The propeller struck the victim as he fell from the back of the boat.

He was treated on scene after sustaining multiple lacerations to his right side.

The victim was then airlifted to Memorial South Bend for his injuries.

Cass County Marine deputies were assisted by Memorial Med Flight, Cass Central Fire Department and Life Care Ambulance.

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