Contact: Sgt. Joy Matthews
Supervisor Approval: Sgt. Brad Mercer
Case Number: 21-130414
Incident Type: Fatal Crash Involving Pedestrian
UPDATE on 07/02/2021 at 8:04 PM: The victim has been identified as Michael Emaus (40) of Waterford.
CASCADE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (July 2, 2021) – The Kent County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian in Cascade Township.
On 07/01/2021 at 11:52 PM, deputies from the Kent County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to Cascade Road SE and 36th St SE on a pedestrian struck by a vehicle that fled after the crash. The pedestrian, a 50-year-old male from Waterford, died at the scene.
If you have any information about the crash, please contact the Kent County Sheriff’s Office at (616) 632-6357 or submit a tip through the KCSO Mobile App. You can also submit an anonymous tip to Silent Observer at (616) 774-2345. We are looking for any witnesses to the crash or drivers who may have unknowingly struck the victim.