FUNERAL SATURDAY FOR 2015 DURAND GRAD KILLED IN WEEKEND CRASH
Evan Gardner Was On Motorcycle When Struck By SUV
Updated at 4:35pm 9/21/17 - Posted by Durand Now at 9:28pm 9/19/17

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Evan Stuart Gardner, a 2015 Durand graduate, passed away on Sunday as the result of a motorcycle accident.  The Detroit Free Press reports the Harrison Township crash happened at 5:50pm.  Gardner, whose motorcycle had the right of way, was struck by a Chevy Traverse.  Three teens in the vehicle had recently departed a L'Anse Creuse High School band practice.  They were not injured.

Gardner was pronounced dead at the scene.  He was 21 years old.

Funeral services will be held this Saturday at 11am at Watkins Brothers Funeral Homes, Durand Chapel,  Pastor Eric Johnson will officiate.  The family will receive visitors at the funeral home on Thursday, September 21st, from 5 to 8pm and again on Friday, September 22nd, from 1-4pm.

Note: This post has been updated to correct information.  The updated post clarifies the accident occurred on Sunday evening and that Gardner's motorcycle was struck by an SUV.


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VEHICLE ACCIDENT CAUSES POWER OUTAGE
Consumers: 54 Customers Affected in Rural Durand
Posted by Durand Now at 9:14pm 9/13/17
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A power outage is affecting customers along E Lansing Road between Newburg and Vernon.  The outage is the result of a car/pole accident that occurred at around 8:45pm.  Consumers says 54 customers are affected and is estimating that power will be restored by 3am on Thursday September 14th.