Fatal semi/box truck accident

One person is dead after an accident involving a semi-truck and a box truck on westbound I-96 in Oakland County.

Michigan State Police said the crash happened at 5:50 a.m. near Kent Lake.

Investigators said a semi-truck started to have engine problems, and the driver got the vehicle mostly on the shoulder of the highway.

That’s when troopers said a large box truck hit the back-end of the semi, killing the driver of the box truck instantly.

At last check, westbound I-96 was still closed.

The driver of the semi was not hurt.

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