Man struck and killed by car in Berrien County

Posted at 5:00 AM, Jul 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-08 11:13:07-04

BERRIEN COUNTY, Mich. — A 46-year-old man has died after being hit by a vehicle late Friday night.

The Berrien County Sheriff’s Office responded to the call just after 10 p.m. after the victim was hit while walking westbound on US Highway 12.

Police say the victim, Michael Gaertner of Buchanan, Mich., was taken to a nearby hospital where he died from his injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.