UPDATE: Man struck by vehicle dies

UPDATE Tuesday 10:15 a.m. – The Eaton County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the man who died while walking on South Waverly Road near I-496 Monday morning.

The victim is 38-year-old Joel Sanchez-Perez of Lansing.

The name of the driver of the pickup truck has not been released.

UPDATE 11:45 a.m. – Eaton County Sheriff’s Office says a 38-year-old Lansing man died when he was struck by a pickup truck this morning on Waverly Road near I-496.

Deputies tell 6 News that the man was walking in the southbound lane of Waverly Road near the onramp to eastbound I-496 when he was hit just before 5:45 a.m.

The driver of the truck, a 28-year-old Delta Township man, was not injured.

An investigation is continuing.

LANSING, Mich (WLNS) – A man has died after being struck by a car this morning on South Waverly Road near I-496.

It happened just before 6:00 a.m. in Delta Township.

Investigators from the Eaton County Sheriff’s Office are still working to collect information.

The victim, only identified as a male, was taken to a local hospital where he died of his injuries.

Neither the driver nor the victim’s names have been released.

This is a developing story and will be updated online and on 6 News.

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