Pedestrian hit, killed in Cedar Springs

CEDAR SPRINGS, Mich. (WOOD) — Officials are investigating after a pedestrian was hit and killed while crossing a busy road Friday night.

The incident happened at around 6 p.m. on 17 Mile Road near US-131 in Cedar Springs. Bruce Hickman, 53, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say Hickman was walking north across 17 Mile when he was struck by a vehicle. It appears the driver involved tried to stop to avoid a crash, but couldn’t.

The driver had not been drinking, police say. They are still awaiting toxicology test results on Hickman.

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