Pedestrian hit by car, killed in Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids

Officers on scene where a pedestrian was hit on Grand Rapids’ northeast side. (Aug. 20, 2020)

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A pedestrian died after being hit by a car on Grand Rapids’ northeast side Thursday night, police say.

The crash happened around 10 p.m. on Fuller Avenue NE north of Leonard Street. The Grand Rapids Police Department says the man who was hit died at the scene.

Police did not release his name Friday morning pending notification of family, but said he was a 65-year-old from Grand Rapids.

GRPD says alcohol was a factor in the crash and the driver was arrested.

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