The incident happened around 8:45 p.m. Monday (Oct. 3) in the eastbound lanes of Michigan Avenue, near I-275.
A 56-year-old Wayne man was struck by a silver SUV while trying to cross the road, according to authorities. He was killed instantly, police said.
The driver returned to the scene. Alcohol is believed to have been a factor in the crash.
Police continue to investigate.
The eastbound lanes of Michigan Avenue were closed between I-275 and Hannan Road, but they have since reopened.