SHIAWASSEE, MI – The Shiawassee County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal traffic accident that claimed the life of 51-year-old James Ware of Morrice.
The accident occurred on I-69 near Bath Road, in Woodhull Township, yesterday morning Tuesday November 21st, 2018.
The preliminary investigation showed that a westbound pickup truck lost control being driven by James Ware, crossed the median and hit head-on with an eastbound semi-truck, ejecting the driver of the pickup onto the expressway. A black sedan, possibly a four-door, then came in contact with the body but left the scene.
The sheriff’s office is requesting that the driver of the black sedan, or anyone with information regarding the accident, to call (989) 743-3411, ext. 7223.
The sheriff’s office was assisted at the scene by the Perry and Laingsburg police departments, the Laingsburg Fire Department and EMS, the Shiawassee County Road Commission and Shiawassee County Central Dispatch.