Police identify truck driver killed in crash in I-96 in Howell
Jacob Schofner died when truck rear-ended semi-truck
HOWELL, Mich. – Michigan State Police have identified the truck driver who was killed Wednesday in a crash on I-96.
Police said 39-year-old Jacob Shofner, of Owosso, was driving a GMC box truck westbound when he crashed into the back of a semi-truck trailer, which had slowed because of traffic.
The crash happened near Mason Road.
The semi-truck's driver, a 25-year-old woman from Missouri, was not seriously hurt.
Shofner was pronounced dead on the scene.
Police said alcohol and drugs are not considered to be a factor in the crash.
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