Niles pedestrian dead after car crash in Cass County

CASS COUNTY, Mich. (WNDU) - A 70-year-old Niles man is dead after he was hit by a car while crossing a street in Cass County, Michigan, on Friday night.

Michigan State Police identify the victim as 70-year-old Earl Edward Doss.

At 6:40 p.m. police and first responders were called to the intersection of U.S. 12 Highway and Reum Road near the Cass-Berrien County line for a report of a man being hit by a vehicle in front of a Marathon Gas Station.

An initial investigation shows that Doss was crossing the street when he was struck by the vehicle.

Doss died at the scene after succumbing to his injuries.

The driver of the vehicle, a 35-year-old Niles man, stayed on the scene to help out authorities.

The crash remains under investigation.