Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Pedestrian Killed Crossing Ford Road

 Second Pedestrian Fatality This Year

Canton Township

 A 55-year old Canton man was killed walking near Ford Rd and Lilley Rd on Feb 6th at 9:22 pm.  The black Chevy Malibu was driven by a 23 year-year Ypsilanti man.  The police have not released the name of the 55-year-old 

Canton man who was killed in the crash,   Police do not believe that alcohol was the issue.


This is the second accident on a Canton Township road in 2024. Earlier this year on January 10th  at 10:38 pm, a 43-year-old Van Buren Township resident was walking near Interstate 275 and Michigan Avenue when killed by a hit and run.  Police found the man lying dead in the road. The vehicle that could have been involved may be a black 2010 or 2011 Toyota Camry.  The investigation is ongoing

According to Police, the driver did not stop.  No further details were released. 

Anyone who may have been a witness to the hit and run or have any information in regards to the crash can contact the Canton Police Department at 734-394-5400.