Medical emergency suspected after semi driver crashes, dies along Michigan road

A semi-truck driver died after he drove off the road and crashes Wednesday in Lenawee County.

Police said the 67-year-old Addison man was hauling a tanker trailer on Southard Highway south of Burton Road in Rome Township when he went off the road and hit several trees around 3:35 p.m. The truck then flipped on its side.

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The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said alcohol and drugs are not factors, and it appears the man may have suffered a medical emergency before the crash.

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An investigation is ongoing.