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Criminal charges expected after deadly rock-throwing I-75 incident

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Posted at 12:23 PM, Oct 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-23 12:24:28-04

Criminal charges are expected to be issued this afternoon after a man was killed when rocks were thrown onto I-75 from an overpass last Wednesday evening, according to law enforcement sources in Genesee County.

A 32-year-old man, Kenneth White, was killed when one of the rocks went through the windshield of the vehicle he was riding in as a passenger.  Authorities had said the case could be charged as a murder. 

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Four other vehicles were also hit by the rocks that were thrown from the Dodge Road overpass at about 8:30 p.m.

As of Friday, five teens, all boys were being held and questioned. It is not clear how many will be charged and what the charges will be.  

The teens are expected appear in court in front of a judge.

7 Investigator Jim Kiertzner is in Flint and will have the latest later this afternoon on 7 Action News.