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Woman killed, toddler injured in I-75 crash in Monroe County

Posted at 3:40 PM, Aug 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-10 15:40:09-04

MONROE TOWSHIP, Mich. (WXYZ) — Michigan State Police say a 25-year-old woman was killed and her 2-year-old son suffered minor injuries in a crash on I-75.

The accident happened around 9:40 a.m. on northbound I-75 near Laplaisance Road.

Officers say the woman was driving a Toyota minivan when she struck the rear of a commercial box truck that had slowed down for traffic. The woman was pronounced dead a the scene.

The drive of the truck was not injured.

Police say distracted driving is believed to be a factor in the crash.