NEW TROY — The Berrien County Sheriff’s Department responded to a one-vehicle fatal accident on Pardee Road in Weesaw Township on Sunday, July 19.   

According to a July 20 press release, officers were dispatched to the report of an unknown injury accident on Pardee Road north of Warren Warren Woods Road at 2:59 p.m. Upon arrival, deputies located a single vehicle collision where the lone occupant of the vehicle was pronounced deceased on scene.

Police identified the lone occupant and suspected driver of the vehicle as 29-year-old Timothy J. Munday II of Sodus.

Police reported that the vehicle was northbound on Pardee Road when it appears to have gone off the left side of the roadway and collided with a guardrail, causing the vehicle to roll several times, and ejecting the driver from the vehicle.  The driver was pronounced deceased on scene. There were no witnesses to the incident and no other vehicles involved. Police said it was unknown as of July 20 if alcohol or drugs were a factor. The investigation is ongoing and the collision is being in investigated by the Berrien County Accident Investigation team.

Agencies involved included: the Berrien County Sheriff’s Office, Weesaw Township Fire Department, Chikaming Township Police Department, Three Oaks Police Department, and the Baroda-Lake Township Police Department.

Car-Motorcycle Crash

BRIDGMAN — A man died early Sunday, July 19, when a car crashed into the motorcycle he was riding on I-94 in Lake Township, according to state police.

Troopers from the Niles post said the man who was killed was 33 and from Chicago, but did not release his name. Police also did not release the name of the driver of the car, identifying him only as a 26-year-old Michigan man.

Police said the motorcycle was traveling west on I-94 shortly after 1 a.m. Sunday when it was rear-ended by a car. The investigation is continuing, but police said they believe alcohol was involved.

Assisting Michigan State Police at the scene were the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department, Lincoln Township and Baroda-Lake Township police and firefighters, and Medic 1 ambulance.

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