Car crashes into 2 GR homes, kills pedestrian

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities say a pedestrian was killed as a car hit two homes in Grand Rapids Monday evening.

It happened around 5:30 p.m. on Kalamazoo Avenue, just south of Hall Street.

The Grand Rapids Police Department says the car was driving at a high speed when it hit the victim and the houses.

The scene where a car crashed into a home in Grand Rapids. (Dec. 16, 2019)

The victim, a 47-year-old woman of Grand Rapids, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the car was treated at a hospital for minor injuries then was arrested on charges related to the crash.

Authorities have not released the suspect’s name.

The scene where a car crashed into a home in Grand Rapids. (Dec. 16, 2019)

The crash is under investigation.

Anyone with information about the crash can contact the Grand Rapids Police Department’s Traffic Unit at 616.456.4282 or Silent Observer at 616.774.2345.