Clinton Township man dead after speeding, driving up embankment, and hitting tree

One person is dead after a passenger car lost control on I-94 and hit a tree after diverging up an embankment Sunday night.

Around 12:45 a.m., the driver of a blue SUV was traveling at a high rate of speed in Detroit when he lost control.

Michigan State Police said a preliminary investigation put the incident at I-94 and Barrett Avenue.

The driver was speeding when they drove up the freeway embankment before crashing on a residential street, totaling the vehicle.

The driver was subsequently ejected during the crash and died.

Police identified the person as a 32-year-old from Clinton Township.

Photos released by police showed the windshield was broken out and extensive front damage to the front of the vehicle.

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It's unclear if drugs or alcohol were a factor in the crash. 

An investigation is ongoing.