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TODAY IS Saturday August 18th


U.S. 12 Garage Sale Going On
Friday Aug 10, 2018 8:24pm

By: Mike Stiles


(UNDATED) – It stretches the entire length of a Southern Michigan highway and is going on this weekend.

The U.S. 12 Garage Sale started Friday and will last until Sunday. All along the east to west highway individuals will be setting up tables with several different types of items for sale.

That means people may be quickly pulling off the side of the road to see what's for sale. And some may be a little careless in walking out between vehicles as well.

Law enforcement personnel are asking people who are driving to slow down and be aware of vehicles in front of you or pulling out from a sale stop. Also watch for people walking as well.

If you see a garage sale that you want to stop at, please don't hit your brakes too quickly, which could cause an accident. Police ask that you drive forward to a parking spot and walk back to the sale, or drive around the block and find a place to park.

In 2017, a woman was hit by a car and killed in Niles Township. Authorities say she was shopping at a garage sale and was attempting to cross the road to get back to her car.

In 2016, a person was struck and killed while riding their bike during the sale.

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