An investigation into the death of pedestrian in Gogebic County is underway.
The incident happened around 8:48 Wednesday night at the intersection of U.S. 2 and Mikado Road in Wakefield Township. An 18-year-old female called Central Dispatch to report that she had struck a pedestrian. An accident investigator from the Gogebic County Sheriff’s office who responded to the scene says the 49-year-old female was killed immediately upon impact. The accident currently remains under investigation. No names are being released at this time.
Deputies were assisted on scene by troopers from the Wakefield Post of the Michigan State Police, and Beacon Ambulance personnel.