Blind pedestrian hit by car, hurt; dog killed

Osmon Koroma. (Undated courtesy photo)
Osmon Koroma. (Undated courtesy photo)

WYOMING, Mich. (WOOD) — A blind pedestrian and  his guide dog were hit by a vehicle in Wyoming Wednesday night, police told 24 Hour News 8.

It happened around 10:30 p.m. in the 5500 block of South Division Avenue near 56th Street SW.

Police on the scene near where a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle. (March 19, 2014)
(Police on the scene near where a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle. March 19, 2014)

The pedestrian wearing dark clothing and his guide dog were headed south in the curb lane when the man was hit by a southbound vehicle, police said.

Osmon Koroma, 24, was in critical condition at a hospital Thursday.

His dog was killed in the crash.

 

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