24 Hour News 8 web staff - KALAMAZOO TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) -- A Kalamazoo man is dead after he was hit by a vehicle while crossing a Kalamazoo Township street.
Police have identified him as 81-year-old John Simpson.
The incident happened Tuesday in the 3000 block of West Main Street at Solon Street, just east of Nichols Road.
Kalamazoo Township police said he was trying to cross W. Main Street when he was hit by a westbound vehicle. Officers said the driver reportedly had a green light at the time of the crash, and the pedestrian was not in a crosswalk.
The intersection was temporarily closed while emergency responders were on the scene.
Anyone with information in this case is encouraged to contact police at 269.343.0551 or Silent Observer at 269.343.2100.