South Bend Man Dies In Cass County Roll Over Accident
By: Mike Stiles - Saturday, October 2, 2021

(photo courtesy of Cass County Sheriffs Department)

(MASON TOWNSHIP) – A South Bend man died in a roll over accident in Cass County's Mason Township.

Cass County Sheriff Richard Behnke says at 11:30 Friday night his department was called to a vehicle crash on Mason Street near the intersection of Gordon Road. When they arrived deputies found a vehicle on its roof. The driver, 19 year old Matthew White of South Bend was pronounced dead at the scene.

19 year old Johnathan Leach of Cassopolis, along with 18 year old Juliette Moore, 18 year old Madison King and 18 year old Harli Harvin, all of Edwardsburg, were passengers in the vehicle. They were all taken to South Bend Memorial Hospital to be treated for their injuries.

The investigation shows that speed and alcohol might have been determining factors in the accident. Assisting deputies at the scene were the Porter Township Fire and EMS and the Michigan State Police.


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