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1 dead after crash in Berrien County

Posted: 2:57 AM, Oct 13, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-13 02:57:55-04

BERRIEN TOWNSHIP, Mich. — One driver is dead after a crash on Hochberger Road near Hipps Hollow Road at around 9:40 a.m. yesterday.

The driver has been identified as Thomas Disterheft, an Eau Claire resident who was traveling northbound on Hochberger when he drove off the road and into a tree.

He was taken to Spectrum Lakeland Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

The crash is being investigated by Berrien County Sheriff’s Crash reconstruction Unit.