A 45-year-old man was struck by a public transit vehicle close to downtown Grand Rapids Friday afternoon and later died from his injuries.

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The incident occurred around 2:15p.m. on Division Avenue and McConnell Street.

According to Fox 17, they were told a Rapid bus pulled away from the platform when a pedestrian staggered into the side of the bus and onto the road.

The Grand Rapids Police Department says that is when the man was hit. He was taken to the hospital but did not survive.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact GRPD at 616-456-3771, 616-456-3320, 616-456-3414 or Silent Observer at 616-774-2345.

This is a developing story.

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