Pedestrian dead after being struck by a car

Pedestrian dead after being struck by a car

MARINETTE COUNTY — A man was pronounced dead at the scene of an accident just after midnight yesterday.

Marinette County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a call of a pedestrian that was struck by a vehicle on CTH “W” near the Oconto – Marinette County Line.

The investigation revealed that the pedestrian, a 24–year–old male of Crooked Lake in Oconto County, was struck by an east bound vehicle driven by a 51–year old female from Crivitz.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Alcohol is believed to have been a factor with the victim, but not with the driver, who was not injured.

The name of the victim is not being released at this time and the investigation is still ongoing.