DETROIT, Mich. (CBS DETROIT) – Police say a 63-year-old man was killed in a crash along eastbound I-96.
It happened Wednesday morning around 3:30 a.m. where Michigan State Police say the man lost control of his Chevrolet Tahoe on a ramp from the Southfield Freeway to eastbound I-96.READ MORE: The Detroit Demolition Department Awarding Contracts To Detroit-Based Black Owned Businesses
Police say the Tahoe left the roadway and went to the embankment through the local lanes of eastbound I-96 later hitting the embankment wall.
The 63-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.
The local lanes of the freeway were closed for police to investigate. They were reopened just before 8 a.m. Wednesday.READ MORE: Fund Pays Back Tax Debt Of 1,600 Detroit Homeowners
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On 03/18 at approximately 3:30AM troopers responded to E/B I-96 local lanes for a one car fatal crash.
Preliminary investigation revealed that the driver of a Chevrolet Tahoe lost control from the ramp from N/B or S/B M-39 to E/B I-96 Express lanes. pic.twitter.com/C1hvGuf1F0
— MSP Metro Detroit (@mspmetrodet) March 18, 2020