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MSP: Pedestrian killed on I-94 in Kalamazoo County

Posted: 10:47 PM, Nov 06, 2019
Updated: 2019-11-07 09:23:05-05

PORTAGE, Mich. — Michigan State Police is investigating after a pedestrian was killed on eastbound I-94 in Kalamazoo County.

It happened around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday when a driver struck the pedestrian near mile marker 78 in Portage.

The pedestrian, identified as 38-year-old Omai Bell, from the Detroit area, died from his injuries at the scene.

Police say dispatchers took two 911 calls prior to the crash referencing a man wearing all black clothing near the roadway.

The road has since reopened.