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Pedestrian struck and killed on M-51

Police and fire crews responded to a fatal crash on M-51 in Pokagon Township at Edwards Street, after an Elkhart woman struck and killed a pedestrian.

Around 11:30 p.m Thursday night 22 year old Joshua Yahne of Dowagiac was walking Southbound on M-51. 

He was struck and killed by a car driven by 21 year old Jamika Morgan of Elkhart.

Morgan's car ran off the road, struck a telephone pole, and rolled over onto the roof. 

Morgan was taken to South Bend Memorial Hospital for her injuries. She had two small children with her in the car and they were taken to Lee Memorial Hospital in Dowagiac. The were treated and released.

Officials believe weather could have played a factor.

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