42-year-old Dowagiac man injured after vehicle strikes tree

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A 42-year-old Dowagiac man was involved in an accident on Tuesday after falling asleep at the wheel.

Cass County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to a personal injury accident on Dailey Road near Deerfield Lane around 6:20 a.m..

Reports say that the driver of a Mitsubishi was headed north bound when he fell asleep and went off the road, striking a tree.

The driver was transported to the Niles Hospital by Pridecare due to injuries obtained in the accident.

According to police reports, the man was wearing his seatbelt, and alcohol and drugs do not appear to be factors in the crash.


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