Kent County deputies have identified the pedestrian killed after being hit by a car late Tuesday, March 14.

They say 52-year-old Michael Lee Merriman of Grand Rapids was trying to walk east across Division Avenue to 72nd Street around 8:45 p.m.

He was hit by a 2003 Lincoln heading north. The 32-year-old man driving that car was unharmed.

The crash is still under investigation.

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