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Southfield — A fatal crash Tuesday morning has closed the southbound Lodge Freeway at Telegraph, authorities confirmed.

Alerts from the Michigan Department of Transportation indicate a truck rolled over early in the 8 a.m. hour. Michigan State Police confirm at least one death.

The southbound freeway will be closed as police investigate. The ramp from eastbound Interstate 696 to the southbound Lodge Freeway is also closed. The closures include the ramp from southbound Northwestern Highway to the Lodge.

The motorist who died is a 55-year-old man, per Michigan State Police, who are handling the investigation.

Police say they're looking for the female driver of a white SUV who may have witnessed the crash and ask anyone with information to come forward at 248-584-5740.

The Lodge remains closed at Telegraph; state police say they hope to have the roadway reopened by afternoon rush hour.

 

 

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