BIG PRAIRIE TOWNSHIP,Mich. — According to the The Newaygo County Sheriff’s Office at approx. 7:50 pm on October 13 Deputies responded to the intersection of 36th Street and Beech Ave. for a vehicle versus pedestrian accident.
Deputies arrived on scene and were told by medical staff that the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. After an investigation, Deputies learned that an intoxicated male was lying in the roadway on 36th Street near Beech. A motorist came upon the individual laying in the roadway, swerved to miss him, then turned around to render aid. As the first vehicle was attempting to render aid, a second vehicle struck the male lying in the roadway.
The victim was identified as 52-year-old Richard Allen Husted of White Cloud.