Detroit police investigating pedestrian crash that killed man

Road back open after crash

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DETROIT – A man was killed in a pedestrian crash that happened on southbound M-39 north of Plymouth Road in Detroit around 5:25 a.m. Sunday.

According to Michigan State Police, the driver of a disabled car left it and was struck by a vehicle. The vehicle that struck the pedestrian then caught fire.

Police say the pedestrian who was killed is a man and died at the scene.

The driver who struck the pedestrian did stop after the crash. Police are still investigating the crash.

On Sunday, southbound M-39 was closed south of I-96 as a result of the crash.

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