Pedestrian dies after he's struck by motorcycle in east Detroit, police say

Mark Hicks
The Detroit News

A pedestrian died after he was struck by a motorcycle Tuesday on Detroit's east side, police said.

The 41-year-old man was crossing eastbound Gratiot at Wilfred at about 2:30 p.m. when a motorcyclist hit him, investigators said in a statement.

The motorcyclist was thrown off his bike and sustained minor injuries, police said. He was hospitalized in stable condition Tuesday night.

The pedestrian died from his injuries at a hospital. Other details were not released.

"The circumstances surrounding this incident are still being investigated," police said.