Pedestrian killed after hit by vehicle in Cass Co.

POKAGON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) —  The Cass County Sheriff’s Office is looking for anyone that may have seen a 22-year-old man before he was hit and killed by a vehicle.

Deputies said Joshua Yahne of Dowagiac was walking southbound on M-51 near Edwards Street around 11:30 p.m. Thursday when he was hit by a vehicle driven by 21-year-old Jamika Morgan of Elkhart, Indiana, and died.

The vehicle ran off the road after hitting the victim, hit a utility pole and rolled over several times.

Morgan was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment, along with two small children who were also in the vehicle at the time of the crash. The children were treated and released.

The crash remains under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Cass County Sheriff’s Office at 269.445.1560 or the Cass County Tip Line 800.462.9328.

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