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Tips sought in deadly Monroe Co. crash

MONROE — A Livonia, Mich., man who was driving a car north in the southbound lanes of I-275 in Monroe County crashed head on with a tractor-trailer and was pronounced dead at the scene Wednesday evening, according to the Monroe County sheriff’s office.

Siddhartha Verma, 29, was between Carleton-Rockwood Road and Telegraph Road in Ash Township at 7:24 p.m. when his car collided with the truck driven by Victor E. Falcon/​Baez, 54, of Boston, the sheriff’s office reported.

Verma was thrown upon impact from his car. The truck caught fire and came to rest along the west shoulder.

The truck driver, who suffered minor injuries, was taken to Mercy Memorial Hospital, Monroe.

Anyone with information is asked to call deputies at 734-240-7715.

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