Elderly man killed after being hit by a car
CASS COUNTY, Mich. – A pedestrian was killed Saturday near the Cass-Berrien County line, according to Michigan State Police.
MSP says at approximately 6:40 p.m. Feb. 9, first responders arrived to a pedestrian vs. car accident in front of a Marathon Gas station at the intersection of Reum Road and U.S. 12.
Michigan State Police troopers rendered first aid on 70-year-old Earl E. Doss of Niles, Michigan until SMCAS medics arrived. Edward E. Doss later succumbed to his injuries.
A 35-year-old motorist from Niles, Michigan, who allegedly struck Doss, assisted Michigan State Police on scene.
A preliminary investigation revealed Doss crossed the intersection before he was struck by a vehicle.
Pokagon Band Tribal Police, SMCAS ambulance service, MDOT, Cass County MEI’s office, and the Cass County Sheriff’s office assisted Michigan State troopers in their active investigation.