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Man Fatally Struck Crossing Highland Road

Man Fatally Struck Crossing Highland Road

(OCSO, March 8, 2020)

 Highland Township, MI – Deputies and the Highland Township Fire Department responded to a Personal Injury Accident involving a motor vehicle and a pedestrian near the intersection of Highland Rd and Milford Rd at about 18:58 hours March 7.  A pedestrian had been walking northbound on Milford Rd and was crossing eastbound Highland Rd when a 1997 Ford Thunderbird traveling in the left lane struck the pedestrian.  The driver of the Ford Thunderbird stopped to render aid.  The Highland Township Fire Department arrived on scene.  Paramedics rendered medical care to the pedestrian but were unable to revive him.  Paramedics provided telemetry to McLaren-Oakland Hospital where a physician pronounced the pedestrian deceased.  The OCSO Crash Reconstruction Unit was requested.   

OUTCOME OF INCIDENT:  A crash investigator from the OCSO Crash Reconstruction Unit responded to assist with the investigation.  Alcohol does not appear to have been a factor on behalf of the driver.  The driver of the Thunderbird was wearing his seatbelt and sustained only minor injuries from the crash.  The pedestrian was using a crosswalk at the time of the crash.  Alcohol may have been a contributing factor on behalf of the pedestrian.  The driver of the Ford Thunderbird appeared to have had a green light at Milford Rd.  An Investigator from the Oakland County Medical Examiner’s Office arrived on-scene.  The Medical Examiner’s Office took possession of the decedent.  An autopsy has been scheduled.  The crash remains under investigation. 

DRIVER INFORMATION:  28-year-old male, resident of White Lake Township. 

PEDESTRAIN INFORMATION:  57-year-old male, resident of Highland Township. 

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