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Two dead in Cass County crash identified

CASS COUNTY, Mich. – Two men died on impact in a one-vehicle accident late Tuesday night in Porter Township.

According to the Cass County Sheriff’s Department, the accident happened just after 9:30 p.m. near the intersection of Baldwin Prairie Road and Chapel Hill Road about 10 miles Northeast of Edwardsburg.

Undersheriff Richard Behnke told ABC 57 News that three men were driving westbound on Chapel Hill Road when the pickup truck they were in veered off the road and into a tree.

The driver who was killed was identified as 19-year-old Gabriel Spencer-Forsyth of Tennessee. The passenger who was killed was identified as 20-year-old Kevin Shupert of Elkhart.

A second passenger, 19-year-old Ross Gambill of Osceola, Indiana, was taken to the hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

 

Behnke said that speed and wet conditions on the gravel road played a role in the accident.

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