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Eastbound lanes of Interstate 94 at Ecorse Road have reopened following a fatal crash, according to state authorities.

Michigan State Police said on Twitter at about 2:30 p.m. that troopers found 45-year-old male from Southfield had run off the road near Telegraph and struck a tree on I-94 eastbound near Telegraph in Taylor.

MSP troopers and a citizen "were able to pull the driver from the vehicle," another tweet said. The car caught fire after he was removed, MSP said. The man was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounce dead.

"It is possible there was a medical event prior to the crash," the tweet said.

Troopers are investigating.

 

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