Pedestrian dies after being hit by car in Kentwood

8:01 AM, Mar 11, 2013   |    comments
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KENTWOOD, Mich. (WZZM) - A man struck by a car Thursday night died over the weekend.

Kentwood Police report that Benjamin Folkerstma, 38, died Sunday morning at the hospital as a result of his injuries from the accident.

Folkerstma was walking on Countrywood Drive, west of Breton Avenue about 8:30pm when he was hit by a 60-year-old driver.  The accident happened in a dark area of the street and Folkerstma was wearing dark clothing.  Police determined that alcohol was not a factor in the crash.

Folkertsma was a graphic designer for MLive.

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