BREAKING UPDATE: Police say driver involved in Cassopolis St. crash is dead

Elkhart crash investigation // WSBT 22 photo

Police say a man heading southbound on Cassopolis Friday morning veered off the road and nearly hit a house. He was declared dead at the scene.

This happened around 8 a.m. just north of Beardsley Ave. Police say it's possible the 59-year-old man had a medical situation that led to the crash.

The man's vehicle hit a hydrant and utility pole before coming to a rest on its side, say police.

Cassopolis north of Beardsley will be closed for some time for crash cleanup.

We are working to get more information. Stay with WSBT 22 online and on the air for updates.

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