Authorities: Man dies after being hit by minivan

Associated Press

Marquette Township — Authorities say a 55-year-old Kansas man has died after being hit by a minivan while crossing a roadway with a group of people in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

The Mining Journal of Marquette and WLUC-TV report Paul Cox of Plains was hit about 8 p.m. Saturday in Marquette County’s Marquette Township.

The minivan’s 43-year-old driver and three children inside the vehicle weren’t injured.

The sheriff’s department says the group was crossing from a motel to a restaurant. No one else in the group was injured.

The crash is under investigation.