Man hit, killed on shoulder of I-69 in Branch Co.

Posted at 4:13 PM, Aug 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-19 23:06:59-04

COLDWATER, Mich. — A man was killed Monday after being hit by a vehicle on the shoulder of a Branch County highway.

The crash happened around 3:05 p.m. on southbound I-69 near the Jonesville exit in Coldwater.

Authorities say a 67-year-old man from Riverview had stopped on the shoulder and got out of the vehicle for what police say may have been issues with his vehicle. He was hit by a passing vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with information on the crash is asked to call the Michigan State Police Marshall Post at 269-558-0500.