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Driver dies in single-vehicle crash on I-94 in Detroit

Charles E. Ramirez, The Detroit News

Michigan State Police are investigating a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 94 at the Lodge Freeway that killed one man early Friday.

Officials have not yet identified the man, MSP Lt. Mike Shaw said.

 

FILE - This May 23, 2014 file photo shows traffic.  (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

Shaw said the crash happened at about 6:40 a.m.

Investigators believe the driver of a pickup was turning northbound onto the Lodge from westbound I-94  “but for some reason left the exit ramp and struck the M-10 overpass,” Shaw said.

The man was the only occupant of the vehicle, he said, and no other injuries were reported.

Police are awaiting results of a toxicology test to determine whether the motorist had a medical issue or if he drove off the ramp for some other reason, Shaw said.

cramirez@detroitnews.com