STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. -

Friends and family are mourning the loss of a 28-year-old man who was killed after being hit by a car early Saturday morning.

Sterling Heights Police say just after 2 a.m. the Clinton Township resident was crossing Mound Road at Almore Road when he was struck by the vehicle. The man was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The driver of the vehicle, a 29-year-old male from Sterling Heights, stopped his car at the scene. Alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the accident.

Northbound Mound Road was closed for several hours Saturday morning while police investigated.

Anyone who witnessed the accident or has any information is asked to contact the Sterling Heights Traffic Bureau at 586-446-2920.