Pedestrian struck and killed on Garver Lake Road
Published 3:24pm Friday, May 15, 2015
A 77-year-old Edwardsburg man walking on Garver Lake
Road was struck and killed Friday morning.
According to Ontwa Township-Edwardsburg Police Chief
Timothy Kozal, his officers responded to the accident south
of US-12 on Garver Lake Road at 4:49 a.m.
When they arrived at the scene they found that a
77-year-old male walking on Garver Lake Road had been
struck by a gray 2009 Mazda four-wheel drive vehicle traveling
southbound... READ MORE
Bicylists, motorists must share the road
Published 2:20pm Friday, April 17, 2015
By Scott Novak
With the arrival of nice weather, bike riders will
be hitting the road.
Ontwa Township-Edwardsburg Police Chief
Tim Kozal would like to remind both cyclists and
motorists that by law, they must share the road.
“I think a lot of motorists do not understand that cyclists have
a right to the road,” Kozal said. “They do not have to be on the
other side of the white line. They have a legal right to be on the
actual roadway in the travel path.”
Kozal said that a lot of motorists get upset when cyclists or
cycling groups are on the roadways. But as long as they follow
the rules, they have the right to be out there... READ MORE
Ontwa-Edwardsburg police looking for
Published 7:16pm Saturday, May 2, 2015
By Staff Report
The Ontwa Township-Edwardsburg Police Department is
asking for the public’s help in locating a vehicle that was allegedly
used in a hit-and-run involving a cyclist April 28.
A 44-year-old cyclist was westbound on May Street when he
was struck by a vehicle.
The cyclist suffered substantial lacerations and contusions.
The vehicle immediately fled the scene westbound on May Street
and then turned North on Garver Lake Road. The suspect is
unidentified at this time... READ MORE