GRPD: Bicyclist hit by vehicle, killed

Grand Rapids
29th street and breton road crash

Emergency responders on 29th Street near Breton Road SE after a bicyclist was hit by a vehicle. (Sept. 10, 2019)

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A bicyclist died Tuesday after being hit by a vehicle on Grand Rapids’ south side.

It happened shortly after 3:30 p.m. on 29th Street near Breton Road SE.

The Grand Rapids Police Department says the bicyclist, a 50-year-old from Kentwood, died at the scene. His name wasn’t released Tuesday evening pending notification of his family.

GRPD says its preliminary investigation found the bicyclist was crossing 29th when he was hit by a westbound vehicle.

The driver of the vehicle sustained minor injuries. Police say that person is cooperating with their investigation.

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