Bicyclist, 74, dies after crash; Driver arrested

Posted at 12:38 PM, Aug 28, 2015
and last updated 2015-08-28 12:38:34-04

KENTWOOD, Mich. — Danny Leroy Hudson, 74, has died after being struck by a car while riding his bike early Friday morning.

Hudson was hit at roughly 12:09 a.m. on eastbound 44th Street SE just west of Stuart Avenue, according to the Kentwood Police Department.  He was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital in critical condition and later died from his injuries.

The driver, a 20-year-old Grand Rapids man, has been arrested on unspecified charges, according to release.  His name and the exact charges filed against him in connection with this crash will be released after he is formally arraigned.

Police are asking anyone who witnessed the crash to contact them at 616-656-6561 or Silent Observer at 616-774-2345.