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Troopers investigate fatal crash that closed eastbound I-94 at Ecorse

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Posted at 4:40 PM, Mar 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-09 16:40:40-05

WAYNE COUNTY, Mich. (WXYZ) — Michigan State Police are investigating a fatal crash that happened on eastbound I-94 at Ecorse Saturday afternoon.

At around 12:30 noon, troopers received calls about a box truck on fire in a wooded area to the right of a ditch on eastbound I-94 and Ecorse Road in the City of Taylor.

When officials located the driver, the 45-year-old Detroit man was pronounced dead at the scene by the fire department.

According to officials, eastbound I-94 has been shut down at Middlebelt Road for further investigation.

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