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Driver critically injured in crash

Updated: Monday, August 4, 2014
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BURR OAK TOWNSHIP, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Sheriff's deputies in St. Joseph County are investigating a crash in Burr Oak Township.

It happened Sunday near the intersection of Maystead Road and Prairie River Road.

Officers say that a Ford driven by Walther Castro-Ramirez was going west on Maystead Road east of Prairie River Road at a high rate of speed. The vehicle went off the right side of the road and then re-entered to crash on the left side.

The vehicle spun sideways before hitting a tree and a telephone pole.

Castro-Ramirez was critically injured. He was taken by helicopter to a hospital in Kalamazoo.

A passenger in the vehicle was seriously injured and was also taken to the hospital.

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