REDFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A shirtless man who ran from a crime scene was struck and killed by a passing car on I-96 Sunday morning, Michigan State Police say.
According to MSP, a 33-year-old Detroit man was fatally struck around 3:30 a.m. on Sunday on I-96 at Inkster Road.
Police say that a report was made that a shirtless man was fleeing from a crash. The 33-year-old man was not involved in any criminal activity, police announced days after the incident was first reported. The reason why the Detroit man was crossing the freeway is still under investigation. While crossing the freeway, a vehicle driven by a 41-year-old struck the shirtless man.
The driver who hit the Detroit man stayed at the scene of the crash.
Officials have not released the deceased man’s name but have confirmed that his family has been notified.
Traffic Crash:— MSP Second District (@mspmetrodet) March 12, 2023
03/12 at 3:35 AM
Eastbound I-96 at Inkster
The Detroit Regional Communication Center (DRCC) was contacted by Redford Township Police Department that there was a shirtless male running across the freeway. 1/ pic.twitter.com/TyhsgTcRum