Police: Jogger Struck, Killed By Drunk Driver

SCIO TOWNSHIP (WWJ) – A 70-year-old man who was out jogging late at night west of Ann Arbor is dead. Police say he was hit by the driver of an SUV who was allegedly drunk.

Washtenaw County Sheriff’s deputies said the jogger was struck and killed at about 11:30 p.m. Thursday near Marshall and Baker Roads in Scio Township, his body thrown into a ditch.

Investigators said the 42-year-old driver left the scene after the accident, but returned a short time later and was arrested. In speaking with the driver, police said they were able to determined that alcohol was a factor.

The victim’s name has not been released.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Deputy Robert Losey at (734) 973-4791.

  • Crash McCar

    Two lessons here

    1. Don’t drink and drive
    2. Don’t run late at night on public roads

  • Adkins

    Isn’t 1130 a little late for a 70 year old to be going for a jog? Just sayin…

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