Witnesses sought after pedestrian hit, killed by truck

EGELSTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) – Sheriff’s authorities are asking anyone who witnessed a pedestrian fatality on Thanksgiving morning in Muskegon County to come forward.

Betty Jean Wolovlek, 82, was hit by a red Ford F-150 pickup in the parking lot of E&A Grocery at 10:20 a.m., sheriff’s authorities said. The store is located at the corner of E. Apple Ave. and S. Wolf Lake Road in Egelston Township, east of Muskegon.

Wolovlek was taken to the hospital for treatment but later died from her injuries.

Friday, the sheriff’s office said alcohol didn’t appear to be a factor in the crash, but further details weren’t released.

Anyone with information or who witnessed the crash should call Deputy Jason VanAndel at 231.724.7132 or email him at jason.vanandel@muskegonsheriff.com.