GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run late Wednesday night in Grand Rapids.
It happened about 10:30 p.m. near Michigan Avenue and Division Street, according to a news release Thursday.
Police and medical personnel pronounced the pedestrian dead at the scene.
The vehicle that hit the victim was described by a witness as a white SUV.
Investigators believe the vehicle is a white Nissan Rogue manufactured between 2013-2019.
GRPD is investigating a fatal traffic crash Division/Michigan. A pedestrian was struck and the suspect vehicle fled. Please avoid the area as officers investigate.— Grand Rapids Police (@GrandRapidsPD) February 25, 2021
The vehicle fled westbound on Michigan Street after the crash and should have front-end damage.
The victim, a 59-year-old Grand Rapids man, isn't being identified pending notification of next of kin.
Anyone with information about the crash may contact the Grand Rapids Police Department's Traffic Unit or Silent Observer at 616-774-2345.