Medical issue cited after Elkhart man drives into pond

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JONES, Mich. — An Elkhart man drove into a pond after experiencing a medical issue Tuesday morning, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. 

Alfred Hooker, 51, was traveling north on M-40 when he began to have an unknown medical problem. According to police, he became dizzy and attempted to pull to the side of the road. But his vehicle left the road to the right and entered a pond north of Bair Lake Street around 6:30 a.m. 

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