Pedestrian walking with traffic after dark struck by vehicle.

November 4, 2022

Pedestrian walking with traffic after dark struck by vehicle.

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VICTORY TOWNSHIP — A 19-year-old Ludington man was struck by a vehicle while walking northbound on Stiles Road in the northbound lane Thursday, Nov. 3, just after 7:01 p.m., according to Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole.

“The driver of the vehicle that struck him stated he did not see the person walking in the roadway due to oncoming traffic with headlights on,” said Sheriff Cole. Life EMS treated the man at the scene for a minor injury.

It is common practice and the recommendation of most traffic safety experts that pedestrians should walk against traffic.

The following is other activity of the Mason County Sheriff’s Office Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022:

  • 2:56 a.m., alarm activation, Pere Marquette Township.
  • 7:40 a.m., car/deer crash, no injury, Custer Road north of Johnson Road, Custer Township.
  • 7:50 a.m., car/deer crash, no injury, Stiles Road north of Johnson Road, Amber Township.
  • 7:59 a.m., car/deer crash, no injury, Stiles Road north of Fisher Road, Victory Township.
  • 10:40 a.m., car/deer crash, no injury, Hansen Road east of Meyers Road, Amber Township.
  • 9:11 p.m., car/deer crash, no injury, Jebavy Drive north of Bryant Road, Pere Marquette Township.

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