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Monroe Deputies: Man dead after being hit twice by vehicles on I-75

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Posted at 8:22 AM, Mar 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-22 08:24:23-04

MONROE COUNTY, Mich. (WXYZ) — The Monroe County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal car versus pedestrian crash that happened Thursday on northbound I-75 in Berlin Township.

Deputies say around 10:30 p.m., a 45-year-old female driver was driving a 2003 Ford Explorer in the northbound center lane of I-75, when she hit a 64-year-old Garden City man.

The man was reportedly walking across the northbound traffic lanes after his vehicle broke down along the roadway.

The victim was then hit again by a 42-year-old man driving a 2017 Ford Explorer.

Medics pronounced the 64-year-old victim dead at the scene. He has not yet been identified.

Both drivers were not injured in the crash, police say.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call deputies at (734) 240-7715.