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Benzie Co. Deputies: Woman Riding Her Bike at Night Hit, Killed by Car

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UPDATE 5/30/23 11:30 a.m.

Benzie County deputies have released the name of the woman killed on her bicycle after midnight on Saturday.

They were called to the scene on the corner of Fewins Road and Lake Ann Road on Saturday around 1:30 a.m.


Deputies say a driver hit 21-year-old Peyton Burch with his car. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Sheriff’s Office says they don’t believe drugs, alcohol or speed were a factor in the crash. It’s still under investigation.

5/29/23 5:30 p.m.

The Benzie County Sheriff’s Office says a woman from Interlochen was killed after being hit by a car.


Deputies says the 21-year-old woman was riding her bicycle on Fewins Road around 1:30 a.m. on Saturday morning. She was on the corner of Fewins and Lake Ann Road in Inland Township when she was hit by a car.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Deputies say that alcohol is not considered a factor.

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