UPDATE: Name released in fatal pedestrian accident

UPDATE: Name released in fatal pedestrian accident

UPDATE — 11:15 a.m. March 10th, 2016 (EST)

The name of the Delta County pedestrian who died after a being hit by two vehicles has in Ford River Township Wednesday night has been released.

Michigan State Police from the Gladstone Post identified the individual as 68-year-old David Weber of Bark River. The incident happened just before 8:00 p.m. on US-2 and 41 near I Road. Weber was walking eastbound along the center line. A westbound vehicle saw him and attempted to avoid a collision, but was unable to, striking him with a glancing hit. While Weber attempted to return to his feet, he was hit by a second car. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say that Weber was wearing dark clothes at the time of the crash, and heavy cloud cover prevented any natural lighting in the area. Alcohol was not a factor with either of the drivers involved. Their names will not be released at this time.

Troopers were assisted at the scene by the Delta County Sheriff’s Office, Rampart EMS, the Ford River Volunteer Fire Department, and the Delta County Medical Examiner’s Office.

FORD RIVER TOWNSHIP — A Delta County man is dead after a pedestrian accident involving two vehicles in Ford River Township Wednesday night.

Michigan State Police from the Gladstone Post say the incident happened just before 8:00 p.m. on US-2 and 41 near I Road. The 68-year-old man was walking eastbound along the center line. A westbound vehicle saw him and attempted to avoid a collision, but was unable to, striking him with a glancing hit. While the man attempted to return to his feet, he was hit by a second car. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say the man was wearing dark clothes at the time of the crash, and heavy cloud cover prevented any natural lighting in the area. The name of the deceased is not being released pending notification of his family.

Troopers were assisted at the scene by the Delta County Sheriff’s Office, Rampart EMS, the Ford River Volunteer Fire Department, and the Delta County Medical Examiner’s Office