CHELSEA, Mich. (AP) – Chelsea Officials report that the morning icy conditions lead to at least one fatal crash Wednesday Morning on I-94.

Fire Captain Chris Smyth says that one man died after chasing Into a jackknifed semi on Interstate 94 near Chelsea about 2:30 a.m. Wednesday. Smyth says the semi-truck had lost control due to slippery road conditions caused by ice and freezing rain.

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The crash happened as icy roads were reported in a wide portion of the state during the morning hours. A number of school districts canceled classes for the day because of the road conditions.

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Michigan State Police in the Detroit area reported on Twitter that troopers responded to about 100 crashes during part of the morning alone. They urged motorists to be cautious.

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