Man injured in Cass County crash

A Battle Creek man was injured after the vehicle he was driving left the roadway and crashed into a tree in Cass County’s Penn Township.

Sheriff Richard Behnke said deputies were called shortly before 6 a.m. Friday to Decatur Road, north of Shurte Street.

Emergency personnel arrived on scene and found the vehicle off the roadway. The driver, 20-year-old Wyatt Steven Webb, told authorities he fell asleep while driving.

Webb was treated at Borgess-Lee Memorial Hospital. Authorities said neither alcohol nor drugs were factors in the crash.

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