South Bend man trapped in vehicle for more than 8 hours after crash

(Photo supplied/Cass County Sheriff's Office)

A South Bend man had to be extricated from his vehicle after a crash on M-60, near Stone Lake Drive.

The crash happened around 1 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 13, but the man wasn’t found for hours.

Cass County Sheriff’s deputies say the driver was traveling eastbound an lost control of the vehicle and went off the road.

Investigators say the vehicle couldn’t be seen from the road and was covered in snow.

About 8 hours later, a passerby found the vehicle. Cassopolis fire crews and EMS were able to get him out of the vehicle and airlifted him to South Bend Memorial Hospital.

Around four inches of snow had fallen in the area.


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