CASCADE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — One person was killed in a crash on eastbound I-96 east of Grand Rapids Tuesday, police say.
The crash happened around 3:20 p.m., temporarily shutting down the highway at M-6 in Cascade Township.
Michigan State Police said its preliminary investigation found that that the driver of a pickup truck rear-ended a commercial vehicle, shoving it into the back of a semi-truck.
The driver of the commercial vehicle died at the scene. MSP did not release any information about that person’s identity.
The driver of the pickup, a 28-year-old woman, was hospitalized. MSP did not immediately have information about her condition.
Although the highway was temporarily shut down because of the crash, all lanes were open as of about 7:15 p.m., according to the Michigan Department of Transportation.
MSP will investigate the crash.