FRENCHTOWN TWP. (WWJ) – Authorities say a 46-year-old man was killed when he was hit by a SUV after leaving a bar in Monroe County.

The sheriff’s department says Timothy Walz, of Newport, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash Thursday night in Frenchtown Township.

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Investigators say Walz had left the Gravel Pit Pub & Grub and was attempting to walk across Telegraph Road to his residence in the Kimberly Estates Mobile Home Park when he was struck by an SUV, driven by a 63-year-old Monroe man. According to police, Walz was wearing dark clothing.

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Police say alcohol appears to be a factor for Walz, but not for the man who hit him.

An investigation is ongoing.

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Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to call the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office at 734-240-7565.