Deputies ID man hit by SUV on 28th Street

CASCADE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — The Kent County Sheriff Department is releasing the name of a man from China who was seriously injured after being hit by an SUV in Cascade Township.

Police say 37-year-old Guoyong Xu of Beijing was walking with a friend on westbound 28th Street near Meijer Drive SE just before 9:30 p.m. Thursday when he was hit by a westbound vehicle driven by a 36-year-old Wyoming man.

The man was taken by ambulance to a nearby hospital with life-threatening injuries.

According to police, the man was on a business trip from Beijing and was attending a conference in Grand Rapids.

Speed and alcohol do not appear to be factors in the crash, investigators said.

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