Dearborn man dies in crash on I-696

Crash happens in eastbound lanes near Mound

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WARREN, Mich. - Michigan State Police said a 50-year-old Dearborn man was killed Thursday morning in a crash on I-696.

Police said the man was in a red two-door Saturn going eastbound near Mound Road when he lost control and hit a retaining wall.

The impact sent the man's car back into the eastbound lanes, where he was hit by a semi-truck.

The driver was pulled from the wreckage by crews using the Jaws of Life, but he was later pronounced dead at a hospital.

The truck driver wasn't hurt.

Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the crash to contact MSP at 248-595-1725.

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