Vehicle-Pedestrian Accident Claims the Life of One

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Vehicle-pedestrian accident claims one lifeMARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News)Marquette City police responded to a vehicle/pedestrian accident last night that claimed the life of one person.

Officers were called out to the intersection of the US-41 bypass and Grove Street just after 8:15 p.m.

According to a statement from the Marquette Police Department, a person was attempting to cross the highway when they were struck by a westbound vehicle on US-41.

The pedestrian was identified as a 53-year-old Marquette resident, and the driver of the vehicle was identified as a 35-year-old resident of Chocolay Township.

The pedestrian died of injuries sustained in the accident.  No names have been released as the investigation continues.

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