Man Pulled From Burning Vehicle In Cass County

An Elkhart, Indiana man is safe after he was pulled from a burning vehicle by police in Cass County on Monday. The Cass County Sheriff’s Department says deputies responded to the scene of the one-vehicle crash on Redfield Street near Maple Glen Drive in Mason Township just before 7 a.m. Cass County Sheriff’s Deputy Shields found the driver of the pick-up trapped inside with the vehicle on fire. She and Officer Erickson of the Ontwa Township Police Department helped the driver get out via a rear window. They then put out the fire. The investigation found the crash occurred when the driver, 57-year-old Scott Stoneburner, had a medical problem and lost control. He was not hurt in the crash.