Man Crossing Woodward Avenue in Pontiac Fatally Struck by Vehicle

(Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, July 31, 2022)

Pontiac, MI – A 70-year-old Waterford Township man was killed early today when he was struck by a vehicle as he was crossing Woodward Avenue near Martin Luther King Boulevard in Pontiac.

Andrew Golden was attempting to cross Woodward Avenue from east to west when he was struck by a 2019 Chevrolet Equinox heading southbound. The vehicle was driven by a 69-year- old Waterford Township man.

The crash happened approximately 5:20 a.m. today.

Golden was wearing a hospital gown and green hospital scrubs when he was hit. He was not crossing the road in a designated crosswalk.

He was taken to St. Joseph Mercy Oakland where he was pronounced dead.

Alcohol use does not appear to be a factor in the crash.

The Sheriff’s Office Crash Reconstruction Unit is investigating the incident.

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