Man hit and killed by suspected drunk driver

CRYSTAL TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A man from Hart, Michigan was killed early Sunday morning after being hit by a van driven by an alleged drunk driver.

The Oceana County Sheriff says the incident happened about 2:15 a.m. on East Madison Road, just west of north 126th Avenue.

Deputies say that Scott Parsons, 43, was crossing a gravel section of East Madison Road when he was hit by the van, which had failed to stop at the intersection. Deputies and EMS personnel tried to help Parsons, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Amber Davis, from Oceana Co. Sheriff

The driver of the van, Amber Davis, 28, from Mears, Michigan, was arrested for suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol. She was charged Monday with Operating While Intoxicated, Causing Death. The charges carries a possible sentence of 15 years in prison.

Anyone with further information should call the Oceana County Sheriff at 231-873-2121.

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