CANNON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) - A pedestrian walking with his wife and child was hit by a car near Rockford Monday evening.
It happened around 7:30 p.m. -- about a half-hour after sunset -- on Kreuter Road NE near Sunfish Lake Avenue in Cannon Township, according to the Kent County Sheriff's Department.
Richard Velting, 38, from Belmont, and his wife were walking west on Kreuter, pushing a stroller with a child in it.
A westbound NIssan Altima driven by 20-year-old Alec Vredenburg from Belmont then hit Velting, police said.
The wife and child were not hurt.
Velting was taken to a hospital after suffering non-life-threatening injuries to his head and a leg. He was conscious and talking at the scene.
Alcohol was not a factor, the sheriff's department said.
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