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Evan James Carter
The Detroit News

Detroit — A man crossing the southbound lanes of the Southfield Freeway on Monday was struck by two vehicles and killed.

At about 6 p.m., the man had crossed the northbound side and was running across the southbound lanes when he was struck, said Michigan State Police Lt. Sarah Krebs. 

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Police are not releasing his identity until his next of kin is notified, Krebs said.

Both vehicles that struck the pedestrian stopped for the investigation, she said.

The northbound lanes of Southfield Freeway at Grand River had reopened around 9 p.m., Krebs said, while the southbound lanes were closed till about 11:30 p.m.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call the 24-hour State Police Metro Detroit dispatch center at (313) 237-2450.

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