WESTLAND (WWJ) – Authorities are investigating the death of a Westland man who was hit by a car while crossing the street Wednesday morning.

Police said the 27-year-old was jay walking across Merriman Road in Westland when a car slammed into him. He was then hit by a car going in the opposite direction as he was laying in the road.

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Both drivers stopped and tried to help him.  No criminal charges have been filed as the incident remains under investigation.

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Westland Police Sgt. Patrick Corby said alcohol was not a factor in the crash.

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The victim’s name was not immediately released.