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Pedestrian identified after being struck, killed by car in Comstock Park

Authorities say 42-year-old Vincent Alighire was trying to cross Alpine Avenue when he was hit by the car.

COMSTOCK PARK, Mich. — Michigan State Police have identified the pedestrian who died after getting struck by a car Saturday night in Alpine Township. 

The incident happened at around 8:30 p.m. on Alpine Avenue, south of Alpine Church Road. 

The man was identified as 42-year-old Vincent Alighire. According to MSP, he was trying to cross Alpine Avenue when he was hit by the car.

The driver of the vehicle is a 66-year-old man from Comstock Park. He is fully cooperating with police.

Police believe poor lighting, dark clothing and no crosswalk led to the crash.

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