Five people hurt in crash at Marcellus Highway and Decatur Road in Cass County

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(Photo supplied/Cass County Sheriff's Office)

Five people were hurt in a three-vehicle crash in Cass County.

The collision happened around 6 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20, at the intersection of Marcellus Highway and Decatur Road in Volinia Township.

(Photo supplied/Cass County Sheriff’s Office)

An Elkhart woman was traveling southbound on Decatur Road and proceeded to stop at the stop sign before entering the intersection while a Marcellus man was traveling westbound on Marcellus Highway. The Elkhart woman struck the Marcellus man’s vehicle, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office.

At the same time, a Three Rivers resident traveling eastbound on Marcellus Highway slowed at the intersection to make a right-hand turn and was struck by the other two vehicles, the sheriff’s officer reported.

All three drivers, and two passengers including a 16-year-old girl in the third vehicle, were taken to area hospitals for treatment.

The Cass County Sheriff investigators say seatbelt use is unknown at this time, and alcohol does not appear to be a factor.

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