Driver killed in rollover crash near state line


MASON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A 19-year-old is dead after a crash in Cass County Friday.

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office says the crash happened around 11:30 p.m. near the intersection of Gordon Road and Mason Street, just a few miles from the state line.

When deputies arrived to the scene, they found a car flipped on its roof with multiple teens inside.

The driver, 19-year-old Matthew White from South Bend, died at the scene, officials say.

The four passengers were taken to the hospital with injuries. They were later released from the hospital, the sheriff’s office says.

Police believe driving speed and alcohol may have been factors in the crash.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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