Authorities identified 63-year-old Johnny Lavern James, of Pittsfield Township, as the man who lost his life following a bicycle crash Tuesday night on Carpenter Road.
The investigation reports showed that Johnny Lavern James, 63, was riding on a bicycle while traveling north on Carpenter Road, south of I-94, at 11:45 p.m. when he was struck by a 22-year-old Ypsilanti man. James was declared deceased at the scene by the officials.
The driver, who was not hurt, remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigating team. The reports further revealed that James did not have a light and was not wearing reflective clothing. He was also not wearing a helmet at the time of the collision.
An investigation is ongoing at this time.
October 7, 2021