Allegan County Man Struck and Killed along Highway

TROWBRIDGE TOWNSHIP, MI – A 35-year-old Allegan County man was struck and killed on Saturday, February 28th, 2015, on crash

Rickie Sheldon, Jr., 35-years-old, of Allegan County had apparently stopped to pick up a relative who had broken down on the highway.  The accident happened on M-89 near 26th street around 9 a.m. Saturday morning.

Witnesses stated that a small pick up was stopped on the shoulder of the westbound lanes. Sheldon had stopped on the opposite shoulder to pick up the driver of the disabled vehicle.

While getting back into his vehicle, Sheldon was struck by another vehicle traveling eastbound. He was pronounced dead at the scene due to the injuries he sustained.

The incident remains under investigation.  The name of the driver who struck Sheldon has not been released.

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