Identity released in fatal crash - WNEM TV 5

Identity released in fatal crash

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MIDLAND, MI (WNEM) -

Midland Police have released the name of the person killed in a Monday morning crash.

Investigators say 86-year-old Merlyn Thompson, from Breckenridge, crossed the centerline of Eastman Avenue shortly before 7 a.m., hitting an oncoming tractor-trailer.

Thompson was taken to the hospital, but died a short time later.

The driver of that tractor-trailer, 36-year-old Adam Cast from Illinois, was not hurt.

The crash remains under investigation.

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