UPDATED: Monday, 2:30 a.m.
A vehicle-pedestrian accident on Sunday night in Marquette has claimed the life of a 53-year-old Marquette man. At 8:16 p.m. on Sunday, the Marquette Police Department responded to the intersection of the US-41 Bypass and Grove Street.
Investigation revealed that a pedestrian was attempting to cross the highway when they were struck by a vehicle heading westbound on the US-41 Bypass.
The pedestrian was fatally injured as a result of the crash. The vehicle had been driven by a 35-year-old resident of Chocolay Township.
The Marquette Police Department was assisted on the scene by the Marquette Fire Department, Medi-Ride EMS, Marquette County Sheriff's Department, and the Marquette Public Works Department.
The accident remains under investigation.
ORIGINAL STORY: Sunday, 11:15 p.m.
A serious accident in Marquette Sunday night involving a vehicle and a male pedestrian.
It happened at 8:16 Sunday night on the U.S. 41 By-pass, just west of Grove Street.
It's believed that one vehicle and one male pedestrian were involved.
The male pedestrian is believed to have been seriously injured.
We'll have more information once police conclude their investigation.