Friday, July 6, at about 10 p.m. deputies from the Ionia County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to North State and Woods roads in Ronald Township for a vehicle crash involving a pedestrian, according to a sheriff’s news release.
An area resident, a 61 year old man, was struck by a northbound vehicle as he was attempting to cross the road to assist a stranded motorist. The man was pronounced deceased at the scene. The traffic crash is still under investigation, officials said.
Ronald Township Fire, Life Ambulance, Lehman’s Funeral Home, Ionia County Central Dispatch, and the Ionia County Road Commission assisted the sheriff’s office at the scene.