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Crash involving sailboat ends in fatality

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On Saturday evening, Deputies from the Mason County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 3 vehicle crash on US10 west of Stiles Road. The crash resulted in one fatality. The name of the deceased has not yet been formally released by the sheriff department. An eastbound 2005 Chevy Impala, crossed the centerline on US-10 and sideswiped a westbound 2017 Chevy Silverado pickup, driven by 61 year old Michael Stacey of Grand Rapids.  The Impala then collided head-on with a trailered sail boat, being pulled by 58 year old Donald Nelson of Whitehall.  This brought the sailboat through the windshield of the Impala, killing the driver instantly.  It is unclear at this time if drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash. All parties were wearing their seatbelt. The incident remains under investigation by the Sheriff’s Office.

Saw assault in Custer

A 36 year old Scottville man was arrested Saturday night after he reportedly struck his brother in the face with a hand saw. His brother, a 27 year old Scottville man, was also arrested for assault due to a reported fight.

Couple arrested for illegal entry

Early Saturday morning deputies were called to Old Camp Sauble on a suspicious vehicle call. A 39 year old Manistee man and a 33 year old Manistee woman were found hiding under a stairwell in a building. Both were arrested for illegal entry.

Youth go for a ride

A 14 year old ludington resident was arrested and turned over to juvenile court authorities Friday morning after a traffic stop. The 14 year old driver was cited for operating without a license and being a minor in possession of alcohol. The 17 year old passenger was also cited for being a minor in possession of alcohol as well as allowing a minor to operate a motor vehicle.

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