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Dog walker dies after getting hit by vehicle in Grattan Township

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Posted at 9:32 PM, Oct 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-27 11:42:03-04

GRATTAN TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A pedestrian has died after being hospitalized with serious injuries after he was hit by a car in Grattan Township on Tuesday evening.

The Kent County Sheriff’s Office says the man, 61-year-old Michael Lally, was walking his dog near Parnell Avenue and 5 Mile Road when he was struck by a vehicle while trying to cross an unlit section of 5 Mile Road.

He was taken to Spectrum Butterworth for treatment, where deputies say he later died from his injuries.

Deputies say the driver was not cited, adding speed and alcohol are not suspected factors in the incident.

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