Pickup truck driver ejected, killed in rollover crash on I-96 near Davison in Detroit

Westbound I-96 closed for several hours after deadly crash

A pickup truck driver was killed Aug. 24, 2020 when his vehicle rolled on westbound I-96 near Davison in Detroit.
A pickup truck driver was killed Aug. 24, 2020 when his vehicle rolled on westbound I-96 near Davison in Detroit. (Michigan State Police)

DETROIT – A pickup truck driver was ejected from a vehicle and killed Monday morning in a crash on westbound I-96 in Detroit.

Westbound I-96 was closed for several hours at Davison but has reopened to traffic.

Michigan State Police said at about 7:30 a.m. troopers were called to the crash. An investigation revealed the driver of a pickup truck tried to make an abrupt exit from the westbound I-96 local lanes. However, his pickup side-swiped another vehicle and rolled several times, police said. He was ejected from the vehicle.

Both the pickup driver and a passenger were rushed to Sinai-Grace Hospital. The driver was pronounced dead at the hospital. The passenger suffered serious injuries.

No other injuries were reported.

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A pickup truck driver was killed Aug. 24, 2020 when his vehicle rolled on westbound I-96 near Davison in Detroit. (Michigan State Police)

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