Man dies after being hit by vehicle in Wyoming

Kent County
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WYOMING, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities say a pedestrian is dead after being hit by a vehicle early Thursday morning.

It happened around 3:30 a.m. on Burlingame Avenue near Chicago Drive in Wyoming.

Police say the pedestrian, 45-year-old Michael Paul Vela of Wyoming, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The initial investigation indicates that the driver of the vehicle and Vela had been arguing before the incident, according to the Wyoming Department of Public Safety.

Authorities say the driver remained on scene after striking Vela and has been interviewed by investigators.

No criminal charges have been filed at this time. However, the incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with information should call the Wyoming police at 616.530.7300 or Silent Observer at 616.774.2345.

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