Police: Man Stepped In Front Of Semi

emergency istock1 Police: Man Stepped In Front Of SemiA Madison Heights man is dead after he was hit by a semi on the Southfield Freeway in Detroit on Wednesday.

Police said 49-year-old Edward Debarge apparently stepped in front of a semi truck traveling southbound  between Six and 7Mile Roads, and it may have been deliberate. 

Debarge was taken to Sinai Grace Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The southbound lanes were closed for a few hours Wednesday morning.

The incident remains under investigation.

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