An elderly man riding a medical scooter has died after being hit by a car on Linco Road in Royalton Township. The Michigan State Police is investigating the death of 78-year old Ronald Maier, who crossed the road in front of his house around 6:40 Tuesday morning. Maier was heading for his mailbox. Once he retrieved his morning paper he was stuck by a passing driver from Eau Claire. Investigators blame darkness and lack of lighting or reflective clothing. The investigation remains open, pending the prosecutors review.
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