Fatal car-pedestrian accident on US 41

A 53-year-old Marquette resident was fatally injured Sunday night as a result of a vehicle-pedestrian accident on US-41.

According to the Marquette Police Department, the accident occurred at around 8:16 p.m. on Sunday night at the intersection of the US 41 Bypass and Grove Street in Marquette.

The investigation revealed that the 53-year-old pedestrian was attempting to cross US 41 when they were struck by a vehicle heading westbound on US 41.  The vehicle was driven by a 35-year-old Chocolay Township resident.

The Marquette Police Department was assisted on scene by the Marquette Fire Department, Medi-Ride EMS, the Marquette County Sheriff’s Department and the Marquette Public Works Department.

The accident remains under investigation.