Morning 4: Woman walking on N I-94 Service Drive struck by vehicle, killed -- and other top stories

Here are the top stories for the morning of July 27, 2022

The scene of a July 27, 2022, hit-and-run crash on the I-94 Service Drive in Van Buren Township. (WDIV)

Morning 4 is a quick roundup of stories we think you should know about to start your day. So, let’s get to the news.


26-year-old woman killed by hit-and-run driver while walking on I-94 Service Drive

A 26-year-old woman was killed by a hit-and-run driver overnight while she was walking on the I-94 Service Drive in Van Buren Township, officials said.

Read the report here.


No one wins Mega Millions jackpot in Tuesday’s drawing; prize now over $1 billion

The Mega Millions jackpot climbed all the way to $830 million Tuesday night -- but it looks like no one was lucky enough to snag it. Now the jackpot has jumped over $1 billion, and is likely to continue climbing before Friday’s drawing.

Learn more here.


1 killed, 2 injured in shootout near Detroit Riverfront, police say

A man was killed and two people were injured in a shootout early Wednesday morning that happened near the Detroit Riverfront on the city’s east side.

See more here.


Mother, teen daughter living in fear after Michigan parole officer shares their info with abuser

A man who beat his wife and sexually abused his daughter when she was just 3 years old has their information after his parole officer shared it with him.

The mother, who we’ll call Kelly, and her daughter, Lucy, fled the state and changed their identities when Lucy’s father was convicted and sentenced to prison. Now they’re fearing for their lives because their attacker is on parole and has their information.

See the story here.


Weather: Scattered showers expected Wednesday afternoon in Metro Detroit

Here is the weather forecast for Metro Detroit.


About the Author:

Cassidy Johncox is a senior digital news editor covering stories across the spectrum, with a special focus on politics and community issues.