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      Benzie County woman dies after being hit by car

      A 50-year-old Benzie County woman died Friday night after being hit by a car while walking.

      A 50-year-old Benzie County woman died Friday night after being hit by a car while walking.

      The incident took place on Homestead Road east of Eldridge Road in Benzonia Township. The victim was pronounced dead on scene by Benzie EMS.

      The driver, a 42-year-old Beulah resident, was traveling east bound on Homestead Road while the victim was walking on the south shoulder of the roadway.

      Benzie County Sheriff's Deputies say speed, alcohol and drugs do not appear to be factors in the incident.

      The sheriff??s office is not releasing the name of the victim at this time.

      The incident is still under investigation.