Man killed after struck by SUV on Alpine Ave. in Walker

Alpine Avenue, Walker
The scene of a crash on Alpine Avenue NW near I-96 in Walker. (Sept. 25, 2017)

WALKER, Mich. (WOOD) — Police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle on Alpine Avenue NW in Walker Monday night.

It happened on the bridge between westbound and eastbound I-96 around 9:30 p.m.

Troopers said the 31-year-old man walked into the road in front of a southbound SUV. The man died at the scene.

The man is from Big Rapids. His name is being withheld as police investigate.

State police said the woman driving the SUV is from Grand Rapids and was not under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

Alpine Avenue was shut down as crash reconstructionists were on the scene. It has since been reopened.