One vehicle crash in Constantine Township leaves one dead

CONSTANTINE TOWNSHIP, Mich. -- According to the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department, deputies responded Thursday morning to a fatal one vehicle crash on Youngs Prairie Road in Constantine Township.

Reports have determined that a 20-year-old male from Dowagiac, Michigan, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

Officials believe that the crash occurred around 4:30 a.m. Initial investigation shows that the vehicle crossed the center line and went off the left side of the road, before veering off the right side and crashing into a telephone pole.

The driver has yet to be identified, although he was determined to be wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

Excessive speed appears to be a factor in the crash, reports said

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