Bicyclist hit, killed by truck in Grand Rapids

The incident occurred at Michigan St. near Diamond Ave.

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - Around 3:13 p.m. on Sept. 25, police officers say a bicyclist was hit by a truck on Michigan St. and Grand Ave. 

Kyle Scott Hodder, 25, of Grand Rapids on the bicycle and suffered serious injuries that lead to his death.

Investigators closed down Michigan St. at Grand Avenue while they investigated the incident. Preliminary findings indicate Hodder was traveling east of Michigan St. on the north sidewalk. A large boom truck was headed south on Grand Ave. attempting to turn on Michigan St. when it collided with him.

Hodder taken to Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital where he was treated for life-threatening injuries. He later died due to his injuries,

Anyone with information is asked to call the Grand Rapids Police Department at 456-3771 or Silent Observer at 616-774-2345.

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