Driver dead after being ejected from vehicle during rollover crash

Police respond to a roll-over accident on I-96. 

A 21-year-old died after being ejected from his vehicle when he lost control and went airborne on I-96 Monday morning.

The man was traveling westbound on I-96 near Myers in Detroit when they spun out and flipped over. The rollover crash ended when the vehicle landed on its side in the highway shoulder.

It happened around 1:30 a.m., police said.

"Another preventable death on our roadways due to poor driving decisions." stated First Lt. Mike Shaw with Michigan State Police. "Wearing a seatbelt will keep you in the car and behind the wheel if you are in a crash. It will save your life."

The man was pronounced dead at the scene and the family was notified of the crash.

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The crash closed the freeway for several hours Monday morning. It's since been reopened.