Troy Police Investigate Early Morning Double Fatal Vehicle Crash [Updated]

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TROY, MI – Troy Police are investigating a double fatal vehicle crash that occurred on southbound I-75 north of 14 Mile, south of E. Maple.Fatal Crash

On Sunday January 26th, 2020 at 4:17 A.M. Troy Police Dispatch was alerted by Madison Heights Police that a vehicle was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of I-75 north of Twelve Mile. Troy Officers responded to the area and located a serious crash involving the wrong way driver and a second vehicle that had been southbound on I-75.

The at fault driver, who was northbound in the southbound lanes of I-75 in a 2011 Chevrolet Malibu is a 34-year-old woman from Detroit. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim driver who was southbound on I-75 driving a 2019 Dodge Challenger is a 26-year-old man from Troy. He was transported to Royal Oak Beaumont Hospital by Alliance Mobile Health where he was pronounced dead upon arrival.

It is currently unknown if drugs or alcohol was a contributing factor in this crash. We do not expect the return of the toxicology report from the medical examiner’s office for several weeks.

The Troy Police Department does not anticipate any criminal prosecution as the at fault driver is deceased

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