North Dakota Man Injured After Striking A Tree
By: Mike Stiles - Monday, May 3, 2021

(photo courtesy of Cass Co. Sheriff's Department)

(HOWARD TOWNSHIP) – A North Dakota man was injured when his vehicle struck a tree in Southwest Michigan over the weekend.

The Cass County Sheriff's Department says 28 year old Tyler Kirkham was driving east on Huntley Road in Howard Township just after 12:30 AM Saturday when he went of the road, striking a sign and then a tree. He was taken to South Bend Memorial Hospital to be treated for his injuries.

Kirkham was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, which is still under investigation. Drugs and alcohol are not believed to be factors in the incident.

Assisting at the scene were the Howard Township Fire Department and SMCAS Ambulance Service.


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