Pedestrian, 42, dies after being hit by car in Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – A 42-year-old Grand Rapids man was pronounced dead at the scene after being hit by a vehicle Sunday morning.

The victim was walking near the intersection of South Division Avenue and Wealthy Street SW at around 7:45 a.m. on Sunday, March 7, when he was hit by a vehicle, according to a Grand Rapids Police Department press release.

Police and medical staff tried on-site life-saving measures, but were unsuccessful, the press release said.

The driver of the vehicle stayed on site and has fully cooperated with investigators, the police said.

The victim’s name will be withheld until the family is notified.

Members of the GRPD Traffic Unit are investigating the crash and asking anyone with information to contact Officer Justin Ewald at 616-456-4282 or [email protected], Officer Tony Bailey at 616-456-3938 or [email protected] or Sgt. To turn. Rob Veenstra at 616-456-3771 or [email protected]

Anonymous tips can be sent to Silent Observer at -616-774-2345 or

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