One person in the hospital after a hit and run

CASS COUNTY, Mich. -- The Cass County Sheriff’s Office received a call at approximately 3:30 p.m. on Saturday concerning a hit and run accident in Howard Township that sent one person to the hospital.

Police say the crash took place near Lake Shore Drive and Barron Lake Road.

Mary Laubach, a Howard Township resident, was attempting to turn into a private driveway before being struck by a blue and gray Ford Escape, police say.

Police say the Ford Escape continued driving west on Lake Shore Drive after crashing into Laubach’s vehicle.

An Edwardsburg Ambulance transported Laubach to Spectrum Health Niles for minor injuries.

Police say the driver of the Ford Escape is currently unknown.

The crash remains under investigation and anyone with information on the other vehicle can contact the Cass County Sheriff’s Office at 269-445-1560 or the tip line at 1-800-462-9328.

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