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Man dies in Shelby Twp. crash with pedestrian

Charles E. Ramirez
The Detroit News
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Shelby Township police are investigating a vehicle and pedestrian crash Sunday that killed a 29-year-old man, officials said.

The crash happened at about 4:45 a.m. Sunday in the area of Auburn Road and Parkdale Street, police said.

A preliminary investigation shows the victim was walking in the roadway when he was struck by a vehicle, according to authorities.

Police and firefighters were called to the scene and the man was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Officials said alcohol in the victim may have been a factor.

Anyone with information about the crash should call the Shelby Township Police Department at (586) 731-2121, ext. 413. 

cramirez@detroitnews.com

Twitter: @CharlesERamirez