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Fatal accident closes US-131 exit at 28th Street for hours

Posted: 9:32 PM, Jul 06, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-07 01:35:48-04

WYOMING, Mich.  — The ramp from southbound US-131 to 28th Street was blocked off for more than two hours Saturday night, after a fatal accident in Wyoming.

Michigan State Police says troopers were dispatched to the scene around 7:20 p.m.

Preliminary investigation shows a driver heading southbound lost control, went off the highway, and rolled the vehicle several times.

Officials say the driver was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. The passenger, who was a minor, was transported to the hospital with minor injuries.

Investigators say it’s unknown whether drugs or alcohol were involved in the crash.

The names of the victims aren’t being released until family members are notified.

M-DOT camera view at 9:30pm on July 6, 2019