A woman in a wheelchair was struck and killed while crossing the road
ROYALTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) – A 39-year-old woman has been struck and killed by a vehicle while trying to cross a southwestern Michigan road in a wheelchair. The Berrien County sheriff’s office says Emily Rudman was hit about 10:30 p.m. Saturday on M-139 in Royalton Township.
Rudman, of Royalton Township, nearly was struck by a car heading northbound before she was hit by a southbound vehicle. She was pronounced dead at a hospital. No arrests were made. The sheriff’s office says the driver of the vehicle that struck Rudman was cooperating with investigators. Royalton Township is southwest of Grand Rapids.