Man, 72, killed in Cass Co. crash

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MASON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Wayne Roscoe Owen, 72, was killed Wednesday in a one-vehicle crash in Mason Township.

According to the Cass County Sheriff’s Department, the crash happened at about 5:20 p.m. on Cassopolis Road near Starbrick Road.

Owen, a Cassopolis resident, was driving north when witnesses say he swerved off the road into a field, then returned to the roadway briefly before driving off again and hitting a tree, according to a release.   He was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.  No other injuries were reported.

His family members told deputies that Owen had a history of heart-related illness, according to a release.

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