Massive Crash on I-75 Leaves Four Dead

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Four killed in accident outside of DetroitMARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News)State Police say at least four people including three children have been killed and about 20 others injured in a massive freeway crash on I-75 near Detroit involving at least two dozen vehicles in icy, snowy conditions.

Troopers say the deaths and injuries happened in a chain-reaction crash Thursday morning on a stretch of the highway on the southwest side of the city. At least 100 vehicles were backed up along a one-and-a-half-mile stretch.

Early reports indicated that heavy snow and icy conditions were factors in the accidents. Witnesses describe white-out conditions and slippery roads at the time of the crash.

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