Here is the latest Michigan news from The Associated Press at 6:40 a.m. EDT

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say two pedestrians have died after being struck by a vehicle in suburban Detroit. Farmington Hills police say witnesses reported that the pedestrians were attempting to cross a road when they were hit around 10 p.m. Sunday. Additional details including the names of those involved weren’t immediately released. The crash is under investigation.

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan’s U.S. senators are seeking more federal funding to continue a wide-ranging Great Lakes cleanup program. Democrats Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters announced bipartisan legislation to renew and expand the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative at a series of news conferences Thursday and Friday. The bill would continue the program through 2026 and gradually increase its annual appropriation from the current $300 million to $475 million.

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Michigan apple growers are expecting another strong showing this fall. A crop estimate of 25.25 million bushels was announced Friday. That’s about the same as the harvest in 2018. Executive Director Diane Smith of the Michigan Apple Committee says the estimate is based on reports from various regions of a clean crop with good-sized fruit. Smith says the cool, rainy spring and hot July weather provided favorable weather conditions.

GLADWIN, Mich. (AP) — Tips from suspicious anglers helped Michigan officers bust a scofflaw who illegally took more than 1,400 panfish in Gladwin County. The state Department of Natural Resources says two conservation officers confronted a man who had frequented Lake Lancer. After initially insisting he was within the daily catch limit of 25, he allowed a search of freezers at his house, where officers found 70 bags of filleted panfish. They were confiscated and the man was ticketed.