Man, 72, killed in Cass Co. crash
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.