Police: Newaygo man hit, killed by drunk driver

Posted at 9:30 AM, Aug 30, 2015
and last updated 2015-08-30 09:30:04-04

MECOSTA COUNTY, Mich. — A man is dead after he was hit while walking by a drunk driver early Sunday morning, according to the Mecosta County Sheriff’s Department.

A man from Newaygo was walking on Northland Dr. shortly before 2 a.m. when a 26-year-old man from Rodney driving southbound hit him, police said.

The Newaygo man, 27, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver was arrested for operating while intoxicated.

The names of both men are not being released this time.