Crash on I-96 in Detroit leaves 4 people dead, MSP says

Michigan State Police are investigating a crash that killed four people Sunday evening.

The crash occurred around 7:55 PM on WB I-96 Express near Schaefer in Detroit.

"Witnesses state the driver was traveling at a high rate of speed, and the Yukon struck the bridge pier and the Yukon was damaged significantly. Four people were ejected from the vehicle and killed," MSP said. 

The freeway will be closed as Michigan State Police investigate the crash.

"Once again, a driver's decision to drive recklessly cost lives on our roadways," stated MSP Lt . Mike Shaw. "This decision will not only affect those families involved but also witnesses and first responders on scene. Please drive responsibly. Lives are at stake."  

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