Driver dead after losing control on I-96, hitting overpass support in Detroit

A driver died after losing control on I-96 in Detroit and hitting an overpass support Sunday.

Michigan State Police said the driver was on the westbound local lanes of I-96 when he drove up the embankment and hit the Burt Road overpass support just after 4:15 p.m.

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The vehicle struck the support on the driver's side near the B pillar, crushing the vehicle in more than one foot, police said.

The driver was extricated and taken to Sinai Grace where he was pronounced dead.