1 dead, 1 seriously hurt after pickup truck strikes two employees at Troy car wash, police say

Pickup truck came off automated wash area, police say

TROY, Mich. – One person was killed and another was seriously injured when a pickup truck came off the automated wash area and struck two employees at Jax Kar Wash in Troy, police said.

Authorities said the two employees were struck around 1 p.m. Monday near the car wash exit. They were taken to Royal Oak Beaumont Hospital, where one person was pronounced dead.

The driver of the Ford F-150 pickup truck was not injured, police said.

Officers are investigating the cause of the crash. There is no indication the car wash malfunctioned, according to police.

The driver, a 64-year-old Rochester man, underwent a sobriety check. Nobody has been taken into custody.

Jax Kar Wash is loacted on West Maple Road just east of Coolidge Highway. 

  • Watch Jermont Terry's report from Local 4 News at 4 below.

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