Greg Adams, advocate for mental health care, dies after hit by car

ADRIAN TWP. — A prominent advocate for mental health care services in Lenawee County has died after being hit by a car while jogging last week.

Greg Adams, chairman of the board of the Lenawee Community Mental Health Authority and founder of the E-race the Stigma 5K, died Sunday, the Lenawee County Sheriff’s Office reported.

Adams, 48, of Adrian, was jogging in the northbound lane of Howell Highway north of Oakwood Road around 7 a.m. on Feb. 7 when he was struck by a 2020 Buick that was also going northbound on Howell , according to a news release from the sheriff’s office. . The car was being driven by a 32-year-old woman from Tecumseh. Adams wore black running tights, a navy blue jacket and a headlamp.

He was transported to the ProMedica Toledo Hospital, where he died after his organs were donated, according to publications in a GoFundMe Page established to support his fiancée, Stefani Kozlowski.

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