Assault suspect hits woman while fleeing scene, both killed in crash


SHERWOOD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WNDU) – A man wanted for assault in Michigan fled the scene, hitting a woman that was mowing her lawn, killing her.

It all unfolded Sunday at around 2:30 p.m.

St. Joseph County police say the 38-year-old man from Sherwood assaulted a 38-year-old man from Colon, then drove away from the scene.

He lost control, and that’s when he hit the 53-year-old colon woman and then hit a tree.

The suspect also died in the accident.

No names have been released.

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