Cass County Authorities Investigate Hit And Run
By: Mike Stiles - Monday, June 14, 2021

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(HOWARD TOWNSHIP) – The Cass County Sheriff's Office is investigating a hit and run accident in Howard Township.

Sheriff Richard Behnke says at 3:30 PM Saturday, 78 year old Mary Laubach was driving west on Lake Shore Drive near Barron Lake Road, and trying to turn into a private driveway. Her vehicle was struck by a blue and gray Ford Escape, which never stopped and continued west on Lake Shore Drive.

Laubach was taken to Spectrum Health Niles to be treated for minor injuries. She was wearing her seat belt at the time of the incident.

Behnke says it's unknown who was driving the Ford and where the vehicle fled to.

The crash remains under investigation. If anyone has information, they can contact the Cass County Sheriff's Office at 269-445-1560.


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