On March 17, 2016, at approximately 5:30 a.m., the Hillsdale County Sheriff Department was dispatched by Central 911 to W. Sterling and Anderson Rd. for a two car Property Damage Crash.

Timothy Charles Abbeg, age 44, of 1074 Bidwell Rd., Quincy, MI was operating a 2008 Ford F-150 and was stopped at the stop sign on Sterling Rd. at Anderson Rd. Kenneth Lee Byrd, age 44, of 750 Arbogast Rd., Union City, MI was operating a 2002 Dodge Dakota. Byrd was also approaching the stop sign on Sterling Rd. and was unable to stop before striking the rear of the Abbeg vehicle.

Both drivers were wearing their safety belts. There were no injuries reported.

Mr. Byrd was issued a citation for Violation of Basic Speed – Unable to stop.