Feb 22, 12:28 PM EST

2 dead after wrong-way crash along I-94 in southern Michigan


LEONI TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) -- Authorities say two people are dead following a crash involving a wrong-way driver along Interstate 94 in southern Michigan.

The Blackman-Leoni Township Department of Public Safety says a 40-year-old man and a 30-year-old woman who were in the vehicle heading the wrong way died in the crash. It happened just before 4 a.m. on Wednesday in Jackson County's Leoni Township.

The Jackson Citizen Patriot reports (http://bit.ly/2l8zi7H ) that the vehicle collided with a semi-truck in the eastbound lanes. The driver of the truck was taken to a hospital and was listed in good condition.

Names of those involved weren't immediately released. The crash is under investigation.

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Information from: Jackson Citizen Patriot, http://www.mlive.com/jackson

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