Niles man struck, killed by car


Police say a 70-year-old Niles man was killed when he was struck by a vehicle while crossing the street Saturday.

The deceased is identified as Earl Edward Doss. He was hit around 6:40 p.m. in front of the Marathon gas station at the intersection of US 12 Hwy and Reum Road near the Cass-Berrien County line.

Police say Doss was hit by a 35-year-old Niles resident who stayed on scene and was cooperative with the investigation.

Officers who first arrived rendered first aid until medics got there. Doss died at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.

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