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Two injured in crash

Published 10:00pm Monday, May 14, 2012

A two-vehicle crash Monday afternoon at Pokagon Highway and Dailey Road in LaGrange Township injured two people.

Cass County Sheriff Joseph M. Underwood reports that at approximately 3:25 p.m. May 14, deputies from the sheriff’s office were dispatched to a two-vehicle personal injury traffic crash.

Lonnie Schmidtendorff, 25, of Cassopolis, was southbound on Dailey and failed to stop at the intersection.

Schmidtendorff was struck by a westbound vehicle driven by Linda Carter, 56, of Niles.

Schmidtendorff, along with a passenger in Carter’s vehicle, Dalton Smith, 16, of Cassopolis, were injured.

Schmittendorff was transported by Life Care Ambulance to Borgess-Lee Memorial Hospital in Dowagiac for treatment of non- life threatening injuries.

Smith was transported by Edwardsburg Ambulance to Lakeland Hospital in Niles for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

Seatbelts were worn by all individuals. Alcohol was not a factor in the crash.

Cassopolis Fire Department assisted at the scene.

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