Southbound I-275 reopens at M-5/I-96/I-696 after man struck, killed
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – Michigan State Police closed southbound I-275 at the M-5/I-96/I-696 interchange for a deadly crash investigation on Tuesday morning.
State police said a man believed to be in his 50s was struck by another car, a Chrysler 300. That car flipped over, landing on its roof.
State police originally said the man was outside of his vehicle because he was changing a tire. However, police later said the man had crashed into a guardrail. Why he was outside of the vehicle is unclear at this point.
The driver of the Chrysler 300, a man believed to be in his 30s, was taken to the hospital and is listed in stable condition.
The freeway reopened just before 10 a.m.
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