Bicyclist hit by car, killed in Clinton Township

The Detroit News

Clinton Township — Police are investigating an accident that killed a bicyclist early Thursday morning.

Police Chief Fred Posavetz said Kevin Wilson Blackshear, 22, of Harrison Township, was crossing 15 Mile east of Maynard at 5:33 a.m. when he was hit by a car.

The driver of the 2015 Chevrolet Malibu, a 31-year-old female from Chesterfield Township, stopped and called 911. She and the cyclist were taken to area hospitals for treatment.

Several hours after the crash, Blackshear died at the hospital.

The Malibu’s driver was not under the influence of alcohol, police said.

The crash is still under investigation, police said, and anyone with information is asked to call (586) 493-7894.