Cheboygan Man Hit, Killed by Car

A deadly accident is under investigation today after man was hit and killed in Cheboygan county on M-27 near Townline Road.

William Buchanan of Cheboygan was hit by an oncoming Chevrolet blazer around 9:50 Thursday night while crossing the road to find an item that fell out of his vehicle.

Thomas Gee of Caro was driving the blazer when Buchanan stepped into the path of the vehicle.

M-27 was closed for more than four and a half hours while Cheboygan county deputies investigated.

The accident is still under investigation; the sheriff’s department does not believe that speed or alcohol played a roll.