Michael Eamus

On July 1, 2021 just before midnight, the Kent County Sheriff Office responded to Cascade Rd SE just north of 36th St SE on a pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle. Deputies responded and found 50-year-old Michael Emaus, from Waterford, lying on the ground, unresponsive. He would later die from his injuries.

The investigation revealed Michael was visiting friends nearby and rode a one-wheel motorized skateboard to the store prior to the accident. On his way back he was riding in the roadway and was struck by a vehicle. The suspect vehicle and driver have not been identified. If you have any knowledge or information that might assist investigators, please contact the Kent County Sheriff Office or Silent Observer at 616.774.2345 or silentobserver.org