15-year-old hit, killed by vehicle on M-82 while riding bike

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GARFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A 15-year-old girl was hit and killed by a vehicle while she was riding a bicycle on M-82 in Newaygo County on Thursday.

The crash happened around 12:30 p.m. at Bingham Avenue in Garfield Township just west of Newaygo , according to the Newaygo County Sheriff’s Office. The teen was struck by a vehicle heading east on M-82 and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The name of the teen, who is from Newaygo, has not been released. Further details on the crash weren’t immediately available.

M-82 was shut down for several hours but has since reopened. The crash is still under investigation.

24 Hour News 8 is working to get more information. Check back with woodtv.com for updates.

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