MI Woman Shawna Perault ID’d As Pedestrian In Monday Night Traverse Fatal Vehicle Strike

GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY, MI. (THECOUNT) — Shawna Marie Perault, of Kalkaska, Michigan, has been identified as the pedestrian fatally struck by a vehicle Monday night in Grand Traverse County.

Perault, 34, was killed after she was struck by a vehicle near Traverse City Monday night.

According to reports, Perault was on-foot on US-31 in the area of Williamsburg, when she was struck by a passing SUV around 8:30 p.m. Monday.

MSP officials believe the SUV driver was not at fault, according to reports.

Perault was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Grand Traverse County is a county located in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the population was 86,986. The county seat is Traverse City. According to the United States Census Bureau, it is estimated that the population of Grand Traverse County on July 1, 2018 was 92,573 – Wikipedia.

Did You See It? FLASH BANG In Traverse City Michigan Sky Explained?

Around 8:05 p.m. tonight, January 16, 2018, many reported seeing a bright flash travel across the sky. Some even heard a loud noise. Initially it appears it may be a meteor that traveled across the sky.

Social media posts say the flash was seen in Traverse City, Chicago and numerous locations in southeast Michigan.

One social media post to me said there was even a loud noise. Highland Township reported a loud noise. Continue reading