Police: Man Trying To Catch Dog Is Killed By Car

REYNOLDS TWP. (AP) – State police say a 63-year-old man has died after being struck by a car while trying to catch a dog that slipped out of a house in Montcalm County.

The Grand Rapids Press reports Morris Zerlaut was pronounced dead at a hospital after being struck Thursday night in Reynolds Township, about 30 miles northeast of Grand Rapids.

Police say Zerlaut was trying to cross a road about 9:30 p.m. when he was hit by the car, and was taken to the hospital by helicopter.

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