Four killed in two-vehicle crash late Saturday


Four people were killed in a crash late Saturday night near Cortland, police said.

Police were called to a two-vehicle wreck in the 4400 block of State Road 258 at 11:08 p.m., according to a press release from Jackson County Officer J.L. McElfresh.

Car fragments left over from the wreck could be seen in the grass area nearby and police lines were spray painted on the road to show some details of the wreck.

Police were at the scene Sunday examining the area.

Jackson County Sheriff Mike Carothers said there was no further information about the wreck and names are not being released at this time.

It remains under investigation and police have not said how many people were in the two cars or about the circumstances of the wreck.

Two medical helicopter services airlifted some of those involved, according to McElfresh’s release.

McElfresh and Jackson County Officer Mitch Ray responded to the scene. They were assisted by detectives Bob Lucas and Tom Barker.

Also assisting at the scene were Brownstown police, Seymour police, Hamilton Township Volunteer Fire Department, Jackson County EMS and medical helicopters.

This story will be updated.

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