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Man killed by semi-truck in Schoolcraft

Posted: 12:46 PM, May 28, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-28 14:42:54-04

SCHOOLCRAFT, Mich.– A man is dead after he was hit by a semi-truck on US-131 Tuesday morning.

The Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office says the victim may have been walking in the road when he was hit. Deputies have closed down US-131 around the 300 block of South Grand Street in Schoolcraft, Michigan.

Deputies say the semi was heading north on US-131 when it hit the 23-year-old Schoolcraft man, who was also walking north with the flow of traffic.  His name is not yet being released.  The truck driver is only identified as a 64-year-old from La Grange, Indiana.

Deputies say that alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash.