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Published: Sunday, 5/25/2014

State police probe hit-run death of male pedestrian that closed I-75 near Detroit for 3 hours


MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich. — State police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash on Interstate 75 in suburban Detroit that closed part of the expressway for three hours.

WWJ-AM says the man in his 20s was hit about 6 a.m. today in the northern suburb of Madison Heights. He was hit on I-75’s northbound side and investigators say they don’t know why he was on the roadway.

Police closed a stretch of the northbound expressway for three hours Sunday.

The victim’s identity wasn’t immediately announced.

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