Pedestrian, 58, killed on freeway

FLINT TWP. — A Flint man, 58, was fatally injured on Sunday night, while walking on the I-69 freeway, according to a police report.

At approximately 10 p.m. on Sunday, June 5, Flint Township Police responded to a personal injury accident on eastbound I-69, east of I-75. Police have identified the victim as Richard Sposito. An initial investigation found that Sposito was walking in the outside lane of travel when he was struck by a total of 3 vehicles. It is unknown at this time why Sposito was walking on the expressway.

It is not believed that the drivers of the vehicles were under the influence of alcohol.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone that may have witnessed the incident are asked to contact Detective Nick Sabo at (810) 600-3250.

– Rhonda Sanders

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