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Man killed in I-94 rollover Wed. in Macomb Co. 'driving erratically'

Mark Hicks
The Detroit News
Eastbound Interstate 94 was closed at Eight Mile as authorities investigated a fatal crash, authorities said.

A 55-year-old man died in a rollover crash on Interstate 94 on Wednesday night, Michigan State Police said. 

The crash occurred at 6:45 p.m. on eastbound I-94 and Nine Mile in Macomb County.

State police said a driver in a Buick Regal was "driving erratically for a couple of miles on E/B I-94."

The vehicle suddenly left the roadway on eastbound I-94 at Stephens and struck the concrete pillar underneath Stephens Road and rolled over.

The car instantly caught fire, police said. The 55-year-old male driver was killed.

No other vehicles were involved. Michigan State Police North Post is investigating the incident.

An autopsy was scheduled to determine if a medical event preceded the crash.