1 killed, 2 injured in Cass Co. 3-vehicle crash

Southwest Michigan
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MILTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A man was killed and two other people were injured after a three-vehicle crash in Cass County Tuesday.

It happened shortly before 6 p.m. on US-12 near Frantz Drive in Milton Township, near the Indiana border.

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office said a vehicle, driven by 31-year-old Ryon Koth, was heading eastbound on US-12 when he lost control and went into oncoming traffic. The vehicle was then struck by two westbound vehicles.

A passenger inside Koth’s vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. The sheriff’s office identified the passenger as 52-year-old Joseph Johnson of Niles.

Koth and a driver of one of the westbound vehicles were taken to the hospital. Their conditions are unknown.

The sheriff’s office said the crash remains under investigation.

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