BEDFORD TOWNSHIP, MI – Monroe County Sheriff Dale Malone is reporting a fatal traffic crash that occurred at approximately 11:25 AM on Sunday, July 24, 2016. The crash occurred in the 100 block of Smith Road in Bedford Township.
The preliminary investigation reveals that Milton H. Juers, 85-years-old, of Temperance, was operating a red in color 2001 Dodge pick-up truck in reverse on his property with the driver’s side door open when Mr. Juers fell from the vehicle. The Dodge pick-up truck then struck Mr. Juers as it continued to be in motion coming to rest against a utility pole. At the time of the crash, Mr. Juers was not wearing a safety belt.
Assisting at the scene was the Bedford Township Fire Department along with ProMedica Ambulance.
The crash remains under investigation by Deputies Brian Quinn and Jon Cregar of the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Services Division along with Deputy Randal Krupp of the Uniform Services Division. Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call 734-240-7756.