Kalamazoo, MI: On Thursday, November 3rd, 2016, at 12:34 p.m., Kalamazoo Public Safety officers responded to the 2200 block of S. Burdick Street on a report of an accident involving a bicyclist and a Metro Transit Bus. Upon arrival to the scene, responders found an unresponsive 17 year-old male lying in the roadway. Life saving measures were attempted however the bicyclist died from his injuries. Witnesses reported the bicyclist was traveling down a hill on Millview Ave, failed to stop at the stop sign and crashed into the side of the bus. Kalamazoo Public Safety continues to investigate the incident. The name has not been released pending family notification.
Anyone who may have information regarding this investigation is asked to call Kalamazoo Public Safety at 337-8994 or Silent Observer at 343-2100 or www.kalamazoosilentobserver.com.
By authority of: Lt. Matt Huber
Kalamazoo, MI: The 17 year old accident victim has been identified as Kendall Dontrel Savon Jackson from Kalamazoo. The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety offers our deepest sympathy and condolences to the family.
By authority of: Lt. Craig Habel
Date: November 3rd, 2016
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Parkway, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Victor Ledbetter, Criminal Investigations Division, 337-8139