Troopers from the Wayland post of the Michigan State Police are investigating a fatal accident near Martin Wednesday.
Troopers said a person has died after being hit by a vehicle on Marsh Road near Pierce Road in Gun Plain Township.
The crash happened Wednesday morning on Marsh Road near Pierce Road in Gun Plain Township. Authorities said an SUV hit a woman who was crossing the road after getting the mail from her mailbox.
The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Police identified her as Roberta Sites, a 70-year-old from Gun Plain Township. The SUV driver, a 37-year-old woman from Shelbyville, was not hurt.
Marsh Road was closed from Pierce Road to 6th Street for about four hours due to the crash. It has since reopened.