19 year old dies after being hit by car while jogging

Jogger hit by car dies

OVERISEL TOWNSHIP, MICH. - A 19-year-old jogger has died after being hit by a car the day before her sister's high school graduation.

Julie Genzink, was jogging May 24 on 142nd Avenue and 38th Street in Overisel Township. The Allegan County Sheriff's Office says she was running with traffic and went to cross the street without looking when she was hit by a car. Authorities say the driver did stop on scene.

She was taken to Butterworth Hospital with head injuries. 

On Thursday, June 1 the Overisel Reformed Church posted to Facebook that Genzink had passed away. 

The church is also scheduling a prayer service for Friday, June 2 at 6:00 p.m.

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