Pedestrian, 33, killed in hit-and-run crash in Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – A Grand Rapids man is dead after an accident early Saturday morning.

Grand Rapids Police Department officers responded to the 500 block of 28th Street SE shortly before 3 a.m. on Saturday, May 8, about a vehicle and pedestrian incident, according to a GRPD press release. The pedestrian, a 33-year-old man from Grand Rapids, was crossing 28th Street near Union Avenue when he was hit by a vehicle traveling west.

The vehicle fled in an unknown direction and police found the pedestrian unconscious in the middle lane of 28th Street. Authorities tried to save lives, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The fleeing vehicle may be a white 2011-2014 Audi A7 with front damage, the police said.

Anyone with information should contact the Grand Rapids Police Traffic Unit or Silent Observer at 616-774-2345.


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