EB M-14 reopens hours after fiery fatal crash

James David Dickson
The Detroit News

Plymouth — A person died Friday morning on M-14 in Wayne County after their vehicle was rear-ended and caught fire, police said.

The fatal crash was reported about 9:30 a.m. on eastbound M-14 between Haggerty and Sheldon, according to Michigan State Police. 

Police say a semi trailer allegedly rear-ended three other vehicles during a traffic backup.

One of them caught fire, killing a person inside. 

The eastbound freeway was closed until just before 6 p.m.

Authorities say a chain-reaction crash has closed M-14 in Plymouth Township.