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Cass County fatal accident

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Sheriff Joseph Underwood Jr. reports that on 07/07/2010 at approximately 12:48 P.M.  his department responded to a fatal vehicle crash which occurred on Barron Lake Rd. south of Korn St. in Howard Township, Cass County. 

 A motorcycle driven by Carl William Tarrant, (68), of Niles along with another motorcycle driven by an unnamed motorist, (pending
next of kin notification), were traveling southbound when they were struck by a vehicle driven by Erick Jerome Curry, 38,
of Dowagiac. 
 
The Curry vehicle was traveling northbound when it crossed the center line striking both motorcycles. Carl Tarrant and the second unnamed driver were both pronounced dead at the scene.  Erick Curry was treated at the scene
and transported by SMCAS to the South Bend Memorial Hospital for his injuries. Alcohol was not a factor in the crash.
 
The incident remains under investigation. 
 
  Assisting at the scene were the Michigan State Police, Howard Twp. Fire Dept., Niles City Fire Dept., Niles Twp. Fire Dept., SMCAS Ambulance Service and the State of Michigan DNR.   
     
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