Bicyclist Killed While Crossing Street

CANTON (WWJ) – Police in Canton are investigating a deadly crash involving a bicyclist.

Police say a 26-year-old Canton woman was walking her bike across Haggerty Road just north of Michigan Avenue when she was struck by a Jeep around 8:15 pm Thursday.

The driver of the Jeep, who is also a resident of Canton, was turning onto Michigan Ave. when he struck the woman.

The victim was taken to St. Joseph Hospital in Ypsilanti, where she later died of injuries sustained.

At this time, police say it does not appear that alcohol or drugs were involved. An investigation is ongoing.

  • Crash McCar

    Whether you’re walking, riding a bike, a motorcycle or car there is a bad driver in Metro Detroit that can find you. This lady was cautiously walking her bike at the intersection. The Jeeper showed no caution at all.

    Who will be the next to die on Metro Detroit streets? Some of you drivers are not paying attention. Drive safely for everyone on streets and highways.

    • Hunter

      Sadly, I know who this woman is. She leaves behind 4 children, all 4 years of age and under, with the youngest being only two months old. This was a lovely family and I am so very sad.

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