Pedestrian struck on Muskegon Co. highway

Posted at 8:17 PM, Jan 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-29 20:17:10-05

DALTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A pedestrian is in crucial condition Tuesday after being hit by a pickup truck in Muskegon County.

It happened around 2:22 p.m. on southbound US-31, south of Riley Thompson Road.

Authorities said a Whitehall resident pulled their vehicle onto the shoulder and got out for an unknown reason. As a truck drove up the hill on the roadway, the driver attempted to slow down and lost control, hitting the driver who got out of their vehicle.

The victim is currently listed in critical condition.