Fatal Crash In Berrien Township Saturday

The Berrien County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a fatal crash that occurred on Saturday. It says deputies were sent to the scene on Hochberger Road near Hipps Hollow Road in Berrien Township just after 9:40 a.m. They learned Thomas Disterheft of Eau Claire had been northbound on Hochberger when his vehicle left the road and hit a large tree. He was taken by ambulance to Spectrum Health Lakeland, where he was pronounced dead. The sheriff’s department is still determining the cause of the crash.