Dropped coffee leads to crash into tree Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014 MOTTVILLE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Deputies in St. Joseph County say a distracted driver crashed into a tree Thursday morning. It happened just before 5:00am on Barker Road near Thomas Street in Mottville Township. Investigators say that 30-year-old Charles Harris dropped his coffee cup and leaned over to pick it up. He lost control of his truck and crashed into a tree. Harris was taken to the hospital for his injuries. His condition has not been released.