Nightside Report Aug. 1, 2021: Detroit home repeatedly struck by vehicles, northbound I-75 closure extended, firefighter killed in boat crash

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The homeowner said she’s fed up and worried that if nothing is done, it will happen again.
The homeowner said she’s fed up and worried that if nothing is done, it will happen again. (WDIV)

Vehicles keep crashing into home on Detroit’s east side

DETROIT – The house is located near the intersection of McClellan Avenue and Shoemaker Street, a major throughway in the area. The traffic and speed are to blame for the two collisions that damaged the home.

“I heard something go boom again,” Marshall recalled. “I run outside and some lady’s truck is in my house.”

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Metro Detroit weather: Scattered showers Sunday evening, then they leave and temps drop

Scattered showers are falling this evening, but there’s no need to cancel any plans. Rain is light to moderate with the chance of lightning fading.

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4 Fast Facts

  • Northbound I-75 in Madison Heights is expected to remain closed for repairs through Wednesday. Click here to read more.
  • Jennifer Hudson, the star of the Aretha Franklin biopic “Respect,” paid a visit Sunday to Metro Detroit. Click here to read more.
  • The body of a Monroe Township firefighter was found Sunday after a boat crash in Bolles Harbor. Click here to read more.
  • Dr. Anthony Fauci warned Sunday that more “pain and suffering” is on the horizon as COVID-19 cases climb again. Click here to read more.

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