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Victim Struck By Vehicle On Thursday, Dies

Posted at 2:18 PM, Mar 10, 2013
and last updated 2013-03-10 14:18:28-04

Ben Folkertsma pic

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich – Benjamin Folkertsma, 38, was struck by a vehicle while he was walking down Countrywood Drive near Breton Avenue in Kentwood on Thursday evening. According to MLive and co-workers, he passed away on Saturday Night.

Folkertsma was a Graphic Artist for the Grand Rapids Press according to MLive.

Folkertsma was transferred to Butterworth Hospital by Life Ambulance, where he was listed in critical condition.

The driver of the vehicle Robert Knauf, 60, from Kentwood was not injured in the incident.