Mishawaka woman, 41, killed in crash on M-60 in Cass County

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(Photo supplied/Cass County Sheriff's Office)

A 41-year-old Mishawaka woman was killed after her vehicle was hit from behind and sent her into the path of an oncoming semi.

The collision happened just before 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 2, on M-60 at Anderson Road in Howard Township.

According to the Cass County Sheriff’s investigation, Sarah Proctor, 41, of Mishawaka was stopping in the roadway of M-60 to turn onto Anderson Road when a 34-year-old Dowagiac woman traveling southwest on M-60 and crashed into the back of Proctor’s vehicle.

(Photo supplied/Cass County Sheriff’s Office)

The Dowagiac woman’s vehicle continued off the roadway and rolled onto its side.

Proctor’s vehicle was pushed into the northeast lane of traffic. A semi-truck driven by a 72-year-old Niles man was traveling northeast on M-60 and crashed into Proctor’s vehicle.

Proctor died at the scene.

(Photo supplied/Cass County Sheriff’s Office)

The Dowagiac woman and her three passengers were taken to Memorial Hospital in South Bend for treatment.

This case remains under investigation.

1 COMMENT

  1. Sounds like manslaughter

    As a reminder – safety when stopped for a turn do NOT turn your car wheels until you make the turn If you are hot from behind with the wheel turned this can happen So tragic

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