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Pedestrian struck, killed by car on South Dixie Highway

The 41-year-old Erie, Michigan, woman was crossing the highway late Saturday night when she was struck.
Credit: WTOL 11

MONROE, Michigan — A woman is dead after a crash involving a car and pedestrian late Saturday evening in Monroe Township.

According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, 41-year-old Charlene Melissa Perry of Erie, Michigan, was walking westbound across South Dixie Highway north of Tanager Dr. around 11:46 p.m. when she was struck by a southbound 2020 Nissan passenger car. Perry was transported to an area hospital where she was pronounced dead.

The driver of the Nissan is a 37-year-old Temperance, Michigan, man. His identity is being withheld at this time.

It remains unknown whether excessive speed or operating under the influence were a factor in the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

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