Deputies: Man killed in single-car crash near Dowagiac

WAYNE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities say a Cassopolis man was killed in a single-car crash near Dowagiac.

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office said around 7:40 a.m. Sunday that it received a report of a deadly crash on Dutch Settlement Road near the intersection of Nubour Road in Wayne Township, east of Dowagiac.

The sheriff’s office said the man was driving eastbound on Dutch Settlement when he went off the roadway and struck a tree. The driver, 72-year-old Doren Preston, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Alcohol and drugs do not appear to be a factor, according to the sheriff’s office.

The crash remains under investigation.

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