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Fatal car accident on SR 163 in Portage Twp.

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The Ottawa County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal crash that occurred just before 2am Friday morning on State Route 163 just east of Christy Chapel Rd. in Portage Township.

Officials say the driver, Cameron Hammond, lost control of the vehicle, went left of center into a ditch and continued over a driveway were it struck a tree on the driver's side. Hammond was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. The passenger, Tory Aberts, was transported to Magruder Hospital. Alcohol and drugs are suspected factors in crash as well as a high rate of speed. 

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