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Indiana man hospitalized after hitting fence and tree

Posted: 5:11 AM, Aug 10, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-10 05:11:27-04

PORTER TOWNSHIP, Mich. — An Indiana man is hospitalized after driving off the road hitting a tree and a chain-link fence in Porter Township.

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office said Joshua Lee Austin, 34, from Hudson, Indiana was driving on River Road in Cass County when he drove through a curve.

Investigators say Austin was not wearing a seat belt. He was taken to the hospital with a head injury.

Alcohol is not believed to be a factor as deputies continue to investigate.