Two injured in Mason Township crash
MASON TOWNSHIP — Sheriff Richard Behnke reported that at approximately 11 p.m. Sunday, his office was called to investigate a personal injury crash that occurred in the 18900 block of US 12 in Mason Township.
According to initial investigation, Dnequo Oshae Slater, of Elkhart, was driving west on US-12 when he lost control of the vehicle due to speed. Slater left the roadway and struck culvert causing the vehicle to go airborne. He suffered unknown injuries and was transported to South Bend Memorial Hospital by Edwardsburg Ambulance.
The passenger, Makayla Renee Mcinnes, 19, of Edwardsburg, was also transported to South Bend Memorial Hospital with unknown injuries.
According to deputies, seatbelts were worn, and alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the crash. This case remains under investigation.
Assisting agencies include SEPSA EMS, Porter Fire Department, Edwardsburg Ambulance, Edwardsburg Ontwa Township Police Department and Michigan State Police.