One injured in Cass County motorcycle crash

Photo courtesy Cass County Sheriff\'s Office

CASS COUNTY, Mich. -- The Cass County police department is investigating a motorcycle crash on Anderson Rd near M60.

The crash reportedly happened around 8:28 p.m. Thursday night.

The motorcyclist injured in the crash is 62-year-old Fredrick William Wogatzke of Niles, Michigan.

Wogatzke was traveling south on Anderson road when he lost control in a curve. He then ran off of the roadway and hit a brick mailbox.

Wogatzke was found unconscious and seriously injured.

A SMACS ambulance transported him to the Howard Township Fire Department where he was then flown to South Bend Memorial for treatment.

It is believed that the motorcyclist was not wearing a helmet and it isn’t known if drugs or alcohol plays a factor.

Investigation into this crash is ongoing.

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