Bicyclist struck by car, killed while crossing road in Ypsilanti Township

Gregory Detmer killed in crash

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YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A bicyclist was killed Saturday when a car struck him while he was crossing a road in Ypsilanti Township, police said.

Gregory Detmer, 70, of Ypsilanti Township, was riding his bicycle around 2:45 p.m. Saturday in the area of Packard and North Hewitt roads, according to authorities.

Detmer tried to cross Packard Road when he was struck by a vehicle heading east, officials said.

Deputies were called to the scene, but Detmer died from his injuries, police said.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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