BROWNSTOWN TOWNSHIP (WWJ) – Michigan State Police are investigating a deadly accident on I-75 Monday morning.

Witnesses tell WWJ a car went under a tractor trailer on northbound I-75 near Dix-Toledo in Lincoln Park.

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Initial investigation revealed that the driver of a 2012 Chevrolet Sonic drove into the back of a semi-truck.

The impact killed the 22-year-old male driver of the Chevrolet, identified as Joe Contreras of South Rockwood.

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Police state the driver was found still holding a cellphone in his hand when authorities arrived on the scene.

There were no skid marks observed at the scene and alcohol was not a factor.


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