POKAGON TOWNSHIP, MI – Cass County Sheriff Deputies were dispatched to a fatal traffic crash on M-51 at Edwards St. in Pokagon Twp. in Cass County on February 12th, 2015 at 11:26pm.
Upon arriving and investigating the scene deputies were able to determine that the victim Joshua Yahne, 22-years-old, of Dowagiac was walking South bound on M-51 when he was struck by a vehicle driven by a Jamika Morgan, 21-years-old, of Elkhart, Indiana. After striking Yahne the vehicle ran off the road, hit a utility poll and rolled over several times.
In the vehicle with Morgan were two small children (names being withheld) The children were transported to Lee Memorial Hospital in Dowagiac where they were treated and released.
Morgan was transported to Memorial Hospital for her injuries.
Deputies were assisted at the scene by the Pokagon Fire Dept, Indian Lake Fire Dept, City of Dowagiac Fire Dept. Also Pride Care Ambulance and SMCAS Ambulance.
The crash remains under investigation, anyone with information are asked to call the Cass County Sheriffs Office.
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