Woman In A Wheelchair Killed While Crossing M-139 In Royalton Township

A 39-year-old woman has been struck and killed by a vehicle while trying to cross a road in Royalton Township in a wheelchair. The Berrien County Sheriff’s Department says Emily Rudman was hit about 10:30 p.m. Saturday in the 4300 block of M-139 south of Scottsdale Road. Rudman, of Royalton Township, nearly was struck by a car heading northbound before she was hit by a southbound vehicle. She was pronounced dead at Spectrum Health Lakeland St. Joseph. No arrests have been made. The sheriff’s department says the driver of the vehicle that struck Rudman stopped at the scene and is cooperating with police.