Pedestrian killed after being struck crossing Gratiot in Detroit

A man in his 30s died from his injuries after being struck while crossing Gratiot Avenue in Detroit Monday morning.

The fatal crash happened around 6 a.m. and the driver is cooperating, police said.

According to Detroit police, the victim was in the area of Gratiot and Hazelridge when he was allegedly hit by a black-colored Jeep. The precise address is the 13400 block of Gratiot.

Medics who arrived at the scene pronounced the male deceased at the scene.

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The Jeep detained at the scene sustained severe front-end damage. 

The Detroit Police Fatal Squad is handling the scene.