Woman hit and killed on M-72 identified

Mary Teresa Cavanaugh, 64, was hit and killed on M-72 Thursday morning.

GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- The Grand Traverse County Sheriff's Office has released the name of the woman killed Thursday morning.

Mary Teresa Cavanaugh, 64, of Traverse City was hit and killed shortly before 6:30 a.m. near Angus Road on M-72 West which is also known as East Traverse Highway.\

Investigators believe Cavanaugh was laying in the middle of the road when she was hit.

The driver, a 53-year-old from Maple City, was heading east in an SUV on M-72 when the woman was hit.

An autopsy is scheduled in Kalamazoo and more details will be released upon completion.

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