Investigation Continues In US-2 Fatal Accident

    Michigan State Police
    Michigan State Police

    Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  State Police from the St. Ignace Post responded to a fatal car-pedestrian accident late Saturday afternoon in Schoolcraft County.

    Troopers say the accident happened just east of Manistique on US-2 near Walters Road in Manistique Township.

    The victim was identified as 51-year-old Leigh Peterson of Manistique.

    She was struck in traffic by a vehicle driven by a 49-year-old man from Cornell.

    Peterson was pronounced dead at the scene.

    The accident closed down a portion of US-2 for about three hours and the investigation is ongoing.


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