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Evacuations near I-94 pile-up end

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KALAMAZOO COUNTY, Mich. — Residents and businesses within a 3-mile radius of the I-94 pile-up near Galesburg were asked to evacuate Friday, Michigan State Police said.

As of1:10 p.m. Hazmat officials believe the hazardous material situation on the highway is under control.  Residents who live within a 1-mile radius of mile marker 90 are still asked to remain in their homes.

A semi-truck hauling hazardous material was reportedly involved in the crash, and another truck carrying a large amount of fireworks was next to it and caught on fire.

One death has been confirmed in the pile-up.  We have a crew on the scene and will update this story with the latest information.

 

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