Niles man killed in crash near Little Crooked Lake

Southwest Michigan
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SILVER CREEK TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — One person was killed Friday in a single-car crash north of Dowagiac, authorities say.

It happened shortly after 6 p.m. on Sisters Lake Road north of Haley Road near Little Crooked Lake in Silver Creek Township.

Cass County sheriff’s deputies said their initial investigations found that the driver, 39-year-old Derrick Hydron of Niles, lost control while negotiating a curve, causing his vehicle to roll. He died of his injuries.

While the crash remains under investigation, deputies said drugs and alcohol are believed to have been factors and Hyrdon wasn’t wearing his seat belt.

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