Semi truck driver dies in late night crash on I-69 in Genesee County

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FLINT TOWNSHIP (WJRT) - (02/11/19) - A semi-truck driver has died following a multi-car crash on I-69 late last night, according to Flint Township police.

It happened between Miller and Bristol Roads around 9:45 Sunday night.

Police say an investigation revealed a single passenger car lost control and became disabled in the roadway.

An approaching tractor-trailer struck that vehicle and left the roadway, driving down a steep embankment and overturning.

Police say the semi driver, a 36-year-old man from Ontario, Canada was killed.

The westbound lanes of I-69 between Bristol and Miller roads were closed for several hours overnight.

They had reopened as of 6:30 a.m Monday.

Investigators believe slick roads were a factor in the collision.

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