GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A man died after being struck by a steel door during storms Saturday night, authorities say.
The accident occurred around 10 p.m. at the Sandy Point Beach House restaurant, the Grand Rapids Fire Department said.READ MORE: 5-Year-Old Injured In Eastpointe Accidental Shooting; Gun Safety Instructor Says Lock Up Your Guns
When first responders arrived, they found a man on the floor with a “traumatic injury,” firefighters said.
A large, hinged door on a shipping container in the outside bar area of the restaurant struck the man, Lt. Bill Smith said. The man was taken to a hospital where he later died.READ MORE: Ballot Initiative To Strike Detroit's Adult-Use Ordinance Rejected, Opponents Continue To Fight
Police have not released the man’s name.
It’s unclear whether the man was an employee, a customer, or someone just passing through, police said.
The National Weather Service reported winds were gusting as high as 49 mph (78.86 kilometers per hour) around 10 p.m. Saturday in Grand Rapids.MORE NEWS: 5-Year-Old Accidentally Shoots Self In Foot At Eastpointe Home
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