Public Safety Director of Sturgis placed on leave after crash

STURGIS, Mich. – The Sturgis Public Safety Director, Geoffrey Smith, was involved in a crash on August 15th while off duty. He was transported to the Sturgis Hospital Emergency Room with minor injuries.

The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department is investigating and according to officials, alcohol is thought to be a contributing factor to the crash.

During this time Director Smith has been placed on administrative leave while investigations continue.

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