81-Year-Old Troy Man Struck, Killed on Coolidge Highway
Dinkar Bhaskar Rishi was hit by a vehicle while crossing Coolidge Highway Thursday morning.
An 81-year-old Troy man was hit and killed just before 8 a.m. Thursday as he was attempting to cross Coolidge Highway, just south of Cameo in Troy.
According to a media release from the Troy Police Department, Dinkar Bhaskar Rishi was struck by a 2010 Chrysler Town & Country minivan driven by a 39-year-old Troy woman who was traveling southbound on Coolidge.
Alliance Mobile Health paramedics responded and pronounced Rishi dead at the scene.
Southbound Coolidge Highway remained closed for more than three hours while the South Oakland County Crash Investigation Team (SOCCIT) investigated the crash.
Alcohol and drugs do not appear to be a factor in the crash, according to the media release. The incident remains under investigation.
Witnesses and anyone with information are asked to call the Troy Police Department at 248-524-3477.