Victim Identified In Baraga County Fatal

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GLR News Update

L’Anse, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State Police at the Calumet Post have released the name of the victim in a Baraga County vehicle-pedestrian accident.

It happened Saturday around 3:30 a.m. when 44-year-old Charles Joseph Maki of L’Anse was lying in the roadway on Second Sand Beach Road, near Pequaming Road in L’anse Township, and was hit by a passing motorist.

Two vehicles were traveling on Second Sand Beach Road in foggy and poorly lit conditions.

The first vehicle, driven by a 19-year-old L’anse resident, swerved to miss Maki, but a second vehicle, driven by a 20-year-old Baraga man, hit him.

The driver stopped and called 9-1-1 and stayed at the scene.

Maki was pronounced dead at the scene.

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