I-75 SB in Detroit reopens after fatal accident

(WXYZ) - Southbound I-75 at Clark in Detroit has reopened after a fatal accident Wednesday night.

Police say the driver of a car veered off of a side street, plowed through a fence and down the embankment before being hit by a semi-truck.

The driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene and the passenger was taken to a local hospital, according to police. The semi-truck driver is expected to be OK.

The freeway was shut down for hours Thursday morning.

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