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MATTAWAN — Van Buren County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a car crash that claimed the life of a 26-year-old man on Sunday afternoon in the eastern portion of the county.

Deputies were dispatched to the crash scene at 5 p.m. in the 65000 block of County Road 652 in Antwerp Township after being told that a pickup truck had crashed into a tree and had caught fire, according to a news release issued Monday from the sheriff’s department.