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KCSO Investigates Car/Pedestrian Accident in Grattan Township

October 26th, 2021 8:40 pm

Contact: Lt. Joel Roon
Email: joel.roon@kentcountymi.gov
Supervisor Approval: Lt. Roon 
Incident Type: Car/Pedestrian Accident 

GRATTAN TOWNSHIP, Mich: This evening at around 7:30 p.m. deputies responded to the area of 5 Mile Rd NE near Parnell on a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle.  Deputies determined that 61 year old Michael Lally of Grattan Township was walking his dog southbound and attempted to cross 5 Mile Road in an unlit portion of the roadway when he was struck by an eastbound vehicle.  Mr. Lally was transported to Spectrum Butterworth by Rockford Ambulance where he later died of his injuries.

Grattan Fire Department also responded.  Speed and Alcohol do not appear to be factors, and no citations were issued.