This Jeep crashed into a utility pole Tuesday in Benton Township. The driver has been charged with attempted murder after police say he crashed the vehicle deliberately with a passenger inside.

BENTON TOWNSHIP — A man who police believe intentionally crashed his vehicle, severely injuring his female passenger, is now in the Berrien County jail.

Benton Township Police Chief Brian Smit said Yoshum McClinton, 38, of Benton Harbor, is being charged with attempted murder and an alcohol offense.

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