Alcohol suspected contributing factor in Ypsilanti Township crash that killed construction workers

29-year-old driver arrested and jailed in connection with crash

Ryann Danielle Musselman
Ryann Danielle Musselman (WDIV)

YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Two construction workers were struck and killed on eastbound I-94 near Harris Road in Ypsilanti Township around 1:45 a.m. today, according to Michigan State Police.

A vehicle driven by 29-year-old Belleville resident Ryann Danielle Musselman hit both of the construction workers in the area. Police say the cause of the crash is suspected of being alcohol related.

She was arrested and taken to the Washtenaw County Jail for two counts of Operating While Intoxicated.

The victims have been identified as 23-year-old Nicholas Andres Sada and 23-year-old Davyon Desmon-Aereailes Rose. Both of the victims are Lansing residents. The two died at the scene of the crash.

Police are still investigating the crash that claimed the lives of the young men.

Read more: Washtenaw County headlines

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