MACOMB TWP. (WWJ) – Police say a 73-year-old man walking down 24 Mile Road was struck by a vehicle and killed late Monday night.
Macomb County Sheriff Anthony Wickersham said the accident happened around 11:15 p.m. near the intersection of 24 Mile and Hayes roads in Macomb Township.READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming?
Wickersham said Tomislav Anakiev was apparently walking in the center of 24 Mile Road when he was struck by an eastbound traveling vehicle. Anakiev was pronounced dead at the scene.READ MORE: Fritz Erickson Fired As President At Northern Michigan University
The driver, a 62-year-old man from Utica, was questioned at the scene and released.
Police say they do not believe alcohol was a factor. An investigation is ongoing.MORE NEWS: Michigan Reports 6,080 New COVID-19 Cases, 82 Deaths
The accident happened about a mile away from a crash that occurred just hours earlier at 23 Mile and Hayes roads. In that incident, two people were killed and four were injured. Read more, here.