By DeJanay Booth

CANTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (CBS Detroit) — An 18-year-old man died after he was struck by a semi-tractor trailer while crossing Interstate 275 in Canton Township.

The incident happened at about 11:20 p.m., Friday, on the southbound freeway at Ford Road, Michigan State Police said Saturday.

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Police said a single-car crash occurred on the northbound freeway, and three people inside go out of the vehicle and attempted to cross the southbound lanes.

Police said the 18-year-old, from Detroit, was struck by the semi as he attempted to cross. The two other people were located by the Canton Police Department.

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Authorities said the driver of the semi stopped at the scene.

As of Saturday, police said an investigation was ongoing.

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