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Rear-end crash on I-275 kills 1, critically injures 1

Sarah Rahal
The Detroit News

A crash involving three vehicles killed a Sterling Heights man Tuesday on Interstate 275 and critically injured another driver. 

Michigan State Police said the crash occurred at 12:47 p.m. northbound I-275 near Ecorse in Van Buren Township. 

 A 30-year-old father from Sterling Heights was killed.  A second driver was in critical condition at University Hospital in Ann Arbor. 

The crash was under investigation by Michigan State Police's accident reconstructionist. 

"This is a tragic incident that is amplified with the holiday season," MSP said in a news release. "MSP is asking all motorists to pay attention while driving and eliminate distractions until you reach your destination safely."

srahal@detroitnews.com