The crash happened around 1 a.m. Thursday (Dec. 1) on westbound I-696 near Gratiot Avenue.
Michigan State Police said the driver of a 2008 Ford Fusion got onto the freeway from Gratiot Avenue and lost control of the car.
The Fusion rolled over, partially ejecting the 48-year-old Warren resident from the driver’s seat. That person was not wearing a seatbelt, according to troopers.
Officials pronounced the driver dead at the scene.
The investigation continues.