Pedestrian hit, killed by car in Grand Rapids

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A pedestrian who was hit by a car in Grand Rapids Sunday morning has died, police said.

The crash happened around 7:45 a.m. near the intersection of South Division Avenue and Wealthy Street SW.

The Grand Rapids Police Department says a 42-year-old Grand Rapids man was hit by a car. Despite medical personnel taking life-saving measures, the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the vehicle stayed on scene and has fully cooperated with investigators.

The identity of the victim is being withheld as family members are notified.

Members of the GRPD Traffic Unit are investigating the crash and ask anyone with information to contact them:

Officer Justin Ewald: 616.456.4282 or jewald@grcity.us
Officer Tony Bailey: 616.456.3938 or abailey@grcity.us
Sgt. Rob Veenstra: 616.456.3771 or rveenstr@grcity.us

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