Crash claims life of a road worker on Grand River in Ingham County, MSP says

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Posted at 3:57 PM, May 25, 2023
and last updated 2023-05-25 16:49:10-04

INGHAM COUNTY, Mich. (WXYZ) — In a tweet, Michigan State Police says they are investigating following a fatal crash Thursday on Grand River Avenue near M-52 in Ingham County.

A contract road worker was struck by a vehicle and has died, police say.

The Ingham County Sheriff’s Department is leading the investigation.

Grand River Avenue will remain closed for an investigation into the fatal incident. Police advise the public to avoid the area.

Editor's note: Originally, MSP tweeted that an MDOT worker was killed in the incident. MSP has since offered a correction. They say the person was a contract road worker, not a MDOT employee.