Victims of deadly crash on I-94 in Chesterfield Township identified
James Wietecha, Susan Kienscherf killed early Sunday morning in multi-car crash near 23 Mile Road
Chesterfield Township police have released the names of two people who were killed in car crash early Sunday morning on Interstate 94.
Police said 41-year-old James Wietecha of Columbus, Mich., hit a construction sign trailer at about 2 a.m. while in the eastbound lanes just south of 23 Mile Road.
A fellow driver, 43-year-old Susan Kienscherf, of Troy, got out to help Wietecha, but was hit and killed by another car, police said.
A tractor-trailer that tried to avoid the crash ended up jack-knifing and crashing into the wreckage.
The eastbound lanes of I-94 were closed for eight hours, but have since reopened.
The crash remains under investigation. It wasn’t immediately clear is drugs or alcohol were involved.