Witnesses said that the vehicle lost control and overturned several times around 11 a.m. before landing on a fence at the bottom of a snowy embankment.
Investigators say they received reports of a vehicle driving the wrong way on the highway and then that vehicle and three others involved in a crash.
Two more children remain hospitalized following the accident along Pontiac Trail.
Family and close friends of Cody Petzold — the man who drove through a construction barricade and over an unfinished bridge in Madison Heights — are asking anyone who knew him to write letters as a way to say goodbye.
Police say the driver crossed the median, striking an oncoming semi truck. The identity of the victim has not been released and the truck driver was not injured.
According to police, the pickup entered I-75 from the closed ramp and drove through an additional barricade on the freeway into the section of the bridge that was under construction.
Two people are dead after a crash involving a pickup truck that was traveling the wrong way on U.S. 127 near Mount Pleasant.
It happened on North River Road, west of I-94 in Mount Clemens.
Police in Macomb County’s Clinton Township weren’t yet releasing the names Sunday of the two men who died in the crash, which happened about 3 a.m. Saturday.
A teenager who was behind the wheel during a collision that killed a 16-year-old girl and left seven others injured could spend up to a year in jail after being charged in the case.