Man dies after struck by vehicle in Royal Oak Twp.
A Detroit man was killed Sunday morning when he ran across Eight Mile in Royal Oak Township and was struck by a passing vehicle, according to Michigan State Police.
The collision occurred around 11:35 a.m. on Eight Mile near Meyers, officials said in a release. The 28-year-old man was hit by a 2001 Ford truck traveling westbound.
It is believed he was under the influence of alcohol when he crossed the road, police said.
“The pedestrian was transported to a local hospital where he later died,” officials said. “The driver of the pickup truck, a 39-year-old female from Detroit, stopped at the scene.”
The driver was taken into custody after police determined she had a suspended license and a warrant for her arrest, according to officials. Investigation into the crash remains ongoing.