Bicyclist identified in deadly crash with pickup-truck

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A 64-year-old man is dead after the bicycle he was riding was hit by a pick-up truck Wednesday afternoon.

The crash happened at roughly 3:45 p.m. at Eastern Avenue SE and Ken-O-Sha Industrial Drive, according to the Grand Rapids Police Department.

Police say Lavern Washington  was riding south on the sidewalk along Eastern when he went into the Ken-O-Sha intersection and was hit by the truck.

Washington was taken to the hospital and later pronounced dead.

Northbound Eastern Avenue was closed while investigators were  on the scene.

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