Marquette County Hit And Run Claims One Life

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Michigan State Police

Michigan State Police

Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Negaunee Post are investigating an apparent early-morning hit-and-run accident that claimed the life of one person.

The accident was reported around 5:20 this morning when a passing motorist called 9-1-1 to report a body laying in the roadway on County Road KCB in Powell Township about 2 miles east of Big Bay.

The victim has only been identified as a 54-year-old Powell Township woman.

Investigators believe she was walking along the road, which is also known as Lighthouse Road when she was struck by an unknown hit and run vehicle.

Accident reconstructionists are on the scene and no other information is being released at this time.

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