Man injured in farm accident near Niles

Southwest Michigan
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HOWARD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A man was hospitalized after being run over by a farm truck  near Niles Tuesday.

It happened around 3:15 p.m. on Lake Street near Carberry Road in Howard Township.

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office says Willie Lewis, 66, of Benton Harbor was lying in a field taking a break when the accident happened. Authorities say the driver of the farm truck didn’t see Lewis.

Lewis was taken to a South Bend, Indiana, hospital. His condition was not known later Tuesday.

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