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Wyoming man struck, killed by postal truck

WYOMING, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Wyoming Police are investigating a fatal crash that took place on Christmas Eve outside a church.

Just after 6:30 p.m. Tuesday night, police were dispatched to the 2000 block of Porter Street SW, near of Our Lady of La Vang Parish, on a report of a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle.

Upon subsequent investigation, police determined that 77-year-old Louis Van Vo was attempting to cross Porter Street to attend a service at the church when he was struck by a postal truck.

Vo was pronounced dead at the scene.

Witnesses told police they saw Vo attempting to cross northbound from a parking lot on the south side of Porter Street, but he was unable to make it across before he was struck.

The driver of the postal truck was uninjured.

The crash itself remains under investigation.