Eaton County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a car/ bicycle accident just outside the village of Bellevue Saturday, Jan. 21 about 2:50 p.m.
Richard Pulliam, 66, and Shelly Pulliam, 65, were riding a tandem bicycle northbound on Battle Creek Road, when they were hit from behind by a car also traveling northbound. Shelley Pulliam died at the scene and Richard Pulliam was transported to Sparrow Hospital in critical condition.
Battle Creek Road was shut down until 7 p.m. while deputies processed the scene. The accident is still under investigation.