Otsego Woman Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Accident


OTSEGO, MI – A woman lost her life on Thursday afternoon, February 26th, 2015, after she was struck by a semi in Otsego.  Fatal Crash

The accident occurred on M-89 at North Farmer Street near 3:30pm. The woman, Pamela Knowlton, 56-years-old, was crossing M-89 when she was hit by a semi-truck and killed instantly according to the Allegan County Sheriff’s Department.




Knowlton was trying to cross the street, going from her office in City Hall, to the bank in downtown Otsego.  She was an employee for the City of Otsego.  Pamela worked in the Otsego City Treasurer’s office as an accounting specialist.

A semi driver turning eastbound onto Allegan Street did not see the woman who had fallen while crossing M-89.  The semi’s trailer ran over Pamela Knowlton, crushing her.  She was pronounced dead at the scene.

M-89 reopened to traffic at approximately 6pm according to MDOT.

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