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ST. JOSEPH — A woman is dead after she attempted to cross a busy road in a wheelchair this weekend.

According to the Berrien County Sheriff’s Office, 39-year-old Emily Rudman was trying to cross M-139 in the Scottdale area in Royalton Township when she was hit by a vehicle.

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