PORT HURON TOWNSHIP (WWJ) – Authorities say a man was killed instantly when he was struck by a semi-truck on I-94 near Port Huron.

The accident happened around 5:45 a.m. Wednesday on westbound I-94 at I-69.

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According to St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office, a man went over the railing of the Michigan Road overpass and into the path of a semi-truck that was travelling on the freeway. He was struck and killed “instantly,” police said.

The man’s name isn’t being released at this time. The truck driver wasn’t physically hurt.

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Westbound I-94, along with  Michigan Road at the I-94 overpass, was closed as police investigated the crash scene but has since reopened to traffic.

The crash remains under investigation.

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