Fatal US-131 Accident: Grand Rapids Woman Succumbs in Roadside Tragedy

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A 72-year-old woman from Grand Rapids, Michigan, was hit by a car and killed after she pulled over on the freeway due to a disabled tire. The accident occurred on US-131 North. The driver who hit her was wearing his seatbelt and didn’t report any injuries, and it is not yet clear whether he will face charges.


Grand Rapids Woman Killed on US-131 Freeway, Michigan

A woman from Grand Rapids lost her life after being struck by a vehicle on the US-131 North freeway near mile marker 66 between Wayland and Dorr, Michigan State Police reports.

The fatal incident occurred just before 8 p.m. Thursday. Initial investigations indicate the woman, aged 72, experienced tire trouble and pulled over. She was hit and killed as she left her vehicle, standing in the lane of travel.

The driver involved in the incident was reportedly wearing his seatbelt and did not report any injuries. It remains unclear whether charges will be brought against him. For more updates, follow FOX 17 on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.


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