It happened at 6:10 p.m. Saturday on the northbound side of the freeway, near I-696, in Southfield.
Kelly Fiscelli is charged with operating with a blood alcohol content of 0.17 percent or more.
“Each traffic death represents a family grieving the loss of a loved one,” said Michael Prince, director of the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning.
“The driver was highly intoxicated and really had no clue where he was at,” said Roseville Police Chief James Berlin.
A 39-year-old Clinton Township man faces up to 15 years in prison, charged in an alleged drunken driving crash.
A Waterford man was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after a passenger in his vehicle screamed obscenities out the window as they drove past police.
The limit was set to revert back to 0.10 percent in October because of a sunset provision in current state law.
A judge has postponed a hearing for a priest accused of driving naked and drunk in Dearborn this summer because the priest is at a rehabilitation center receiving treatment.
Rima Fakih, the first Arab-American to be crowned Miss USA, has been sentenced to probation and community service in a Michigan drunken driving case.
A Michigan man who pleaded guilty to aggravated drunken driving that caused the death of a woman when he crashed his truck into a horse she was riding has been sentenced to nine years in prison.