Prosecutor: No charges in fatal car-police SUV crash

BAINBRIDGE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — No charges will be filed in a fatal crash involving a police vehicle in southwestern Michigan.

Berrien County Prosecutor Michael Sepic says Monday in a release that video in the Pokagon Band police SUV reveals its driver “was acting reasonably and responsibly” while responding Sept. 16 to a domestic violence call.

The SUV collided on M-140 in Bainbridge Township with a car being driven by 69-year-old Sherry Temple of Stevensville. Temple was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

Police have said Temple failed to yield at a stop sign and that the police SUV’s emergency lights and siren were activated.

A 35-year-old officer suffered a head injury and a partially severed ear. The 45-year-old officer driving the SUV suffered a cut and a broken forearm.

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