85-year-old man hit and killed while getting his mail

An 85-year-old was struck and killed while getting his mail in Genesee County.

The Associated Press reports Claude Jay Carr was hit Sunday night in Argentine Township by a 34-year-old driver from Fenton Township.

The Argentine Police Chief told The Flint Journal the incident happened on Silver Lake Road.

Carr was reportedly rushed to the hospital where he later died from the injuries.

There TMs no word yet on what caused the driver to hit the elderly man. So far, the AP reports speed and alcohol don TMt appear to be factors in the accident. The Flint Journal also reports that the driver was released and hasn TMt yet been charged.

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