Michigan State Police are investigating a hit-and-run accident after a vehicle struck and killed a road worker on I-94. he freeway was closed for the crash investigation as of 6 p.m., the Michigan Department of Transportation reported.
According to officials, the car ran into the worker and fled the scene right after.
The victim is a 26-year-old man from Chesterfield, and Michigan State Police said they’ve received a number of tips about this incident.
The accident occurred on Monday around 3 p.m. near 9 Mile Road in St. Clair Shores. Police said there’s no available description of the vehicle, and the worker was near an orange road service car when it happened.
Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel released a statement about the road worker’s death.
“This afternoon we were made aware of a fatality involving an employee with our Department of Roads. Our hearts go out to the family and loved ones of this individual,” the stament said. “The County is committed to working with the Michigan State Police to determine how this tragedy happened.”
Any witnesses or individuals with information is asked to call Michigan State Police at