St. Clair Shores woman hit, killed in Kalamazoo

Western Michigan University graduate hit, killed as she walked near campus

Published On: Feb 11 2013 12:14:50 PM EST

A Western Michigan University graduate was hit and killed by a car as she walked along a street near campus.

The victim has been identified as Breeana Dixit, 22, from St. Clair Shores. According to WOOD-TV she graduated in December 2012.

The crash happened around 12:45 a.m. Sunday at the corner of Emajean Street and W. Michigan Avenue in Kalamazoo.

A nearby resident said Dixit had just left a local apartment complex. It is not yet known where she was going.

Authorities do not believe speed and alcohol were factors in the crash, but the investigation is ongoing.