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MSP: Michigan Man Hits, Kills Wife With SUV While Leaving Parking Space

TUSCOLA COUNTY, Michigan (WNEM) -- Michigan State Police are investigating a deadly crash involving a pedestrian in the parking lot of a local church.

Police say an 82-year-old Cass City man was leaving a parking space in the parking lot of Our Lady Consolata Parish Church in Gagetown about 9:50 p.m. on July 5 when he struck and killed his 80-year-old wife with his 2021 Ford Explorer.

Witnesses told investigators the couple had been volunteering at a food drive at the church prior to the incident and the victim was carrying a bag of trash to another trash bin located in the parking lot.

Police say drugs or alcohol are not believed to be a factor in this crash, which remains under investigation.

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