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Tue July 10, 2012
Rudyard man struck, killed by car
RUDYARD, MI-- A Chippewa County man has died, after he was hit by a car in Rudyard last week.
The accident happened Friday around 6 p.m. on Mackinac Trail. Police say Mildred Forgrave, 88, of Rudyard was southbound when she slowed down for bicycles on either side of the road traveling in the same direction. As Forgrave moved to the centerline in between the bicycles, Max Mackie, 87, of Rudyard walked into the roadway without looking and was struck by Forgrave’s vehicle. Mackie was taken to War Memorial Hospital, where he died from multiple injuries.
Forgrave was not ticketed for the accident, which remains under investigation.