(11-15-20) Cass County Sheriff Richard J. Behnke, reports that on 11/14/2020 at approximately 9:05pm his office was called to investigate a personal injury crash near the intersection of M-40 and Dutch Settlement, in Marcellus Township, Cass County Michigan.

Investigation shows that Marcellus Michigan resident, Stanley Bridges (69) and Dana Horner (70), were traveling northbound on M-40 near Dutch Settlement. The vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree. Both occupants in the vehicle died at the scene.

Seat belts are not believed to be worn. Alcohol and/or drugs do appear to be a factor. This crash remains under investigation.

Assisting in this crash was Newberg Township Fire and EMS, Marcellus Township Fire and EMS, SEPSA EMS, and Michigan State Police.