Pedestrian hit by car, killed in Porter Township

Southwest Michigan
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PORTER TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A pedestrian has died after being hit by a car in Cass County’s Porter Township Thursday morning, deputies say.

It happened around 7:05 a.m. at the intersection of US-12 and Union Road.

Deputies say a 39-year-old woman of Constantine was driving west on US-12 when she hit a 68-year-old man of Union who was walking across the street.

The victim, who’s been identified as Edward Nienow, died from his injuries.

Drugs and alcohol do not appear to be a factor, police say.

The crash is still under investigation.

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