Pedestrian killed by vehicle on Telegraph Road in Southfield

26-year-old Detroit man pronounced dead

The scene of a fatal pedestrian crash on July 26, 2021, in Southfield.
The scene of a fatal pedestrian crash on July 26, 2021, in Southfield. (WDIV)

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and killed overnight on Telegraph Road in Southfield, police said.

The crash happened at 12:41 a.m. Monday (July 26) on northbound Telegraph Road between Eight Mile and Nine Mile roads, according to authorities.

Southfield police said a 26-year-old Detroit man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officials don’t believe drugs or alcohol were factors in the crash. The driver who struck the man stayed at the scene, police said.

Telegraph Road was closed during the investigation, but it has since reopened.

Anyone with information is asked to call Southfield police at 248-796-5500.


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