2 construction workers hit, killed in traffic crash in Ypsilanti Township

Posted at 9:41 AM, Nov 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-07 15:21:18-05

YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WXYZ) — Two construction workers have died after being hit in a traffic crash in Ypsilanti Township overnight.

The incident happened around 1:40 a.m. Saturday on eastbound I-94 near Harris Road.

Troopers from the Brighton Post responded the scene to investigate the double fatal traffic crash. A preliminary investigation indicated a vehicle struck two construction workers who have been identified as Nicholas Andres Sada and Davyon Desmon-Aereailes Rose, both 23 years old from Lansing.

The cause of the crash is suspected to be alcohol related, according to MSP. The driver of the vehicle, a 29-year-old woman from Belleville, was arrested and held at Washtenaw County Jail for operating while intoxicated (OWI) causing death (2 Counts).

Both construction workers died on scene, police say.

The investigation is ongoing.