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72-year-old Macomb Township Man Hit, Killed Late Monday

Tomislav Anakiev was walking in the center of 24 Mile Road, east of Hayes Road, around 11:17 p.m. Monday when he was hit and killed, according to the sheriff's office.

A 72-year-old Macomb Township man was hit and killed by a car Monday night as he was walking in the center of 24 Mile Road, according to the .

Sheriff Anthony Wickersham said a preliminary investigation has revealed that Tomislav Anakiev was walking in the center of 24 Mile Road, east of Hayes Road, around 11:17 p.m. last night when he was hit by a vehicle traveling westbound on 24 Mile Road.

Anakiev was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver, a 62-year-old Utica man, was questioned and released at the scene.

Wickersham said that alcohol does not appear to have been a factor at this time. The Macomb County Sheriff’s Office will be continuing its investigation and anyone with information regarding the accident is asked to call 586-469-5151.

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Jenny Whalen (Editor) June 26, 2012 at 02:05 PM
Should Macomb Township invest in streetlights along its major thoroughfares?
Rene Ruhlman June 26, 2012 at 02:55 PM
I'd rather they invest in more sidewalks that run consistently through Macomb. Did I read correctly that he was in the MIDDLE of 24 Mile Road?
Lisa G June 26, 2012 at 03:10 PM
My thoughts exactly, Rene.
Tammy Patton June 28, 2012 at 02:49 AM
I agree Rene.
Lilly June 30, 2012 at 04:26 PM
Suicide by car maybe ?

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