Semi Truck Driver Dies In I-94 Crash

Posted at 1:48 PM, Jan 24, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-24 16:45:44-05

KALAMAZOO COUNTY, Mich. – The Kalamazoo County Sheriff Department says one person is dead after his semi rear-ended his co-workers semi on I-94 Thursday morning near Galesburg.

Around 10:30am Thursday morning two semis from the same company were following each other on westbound I-94 near Galesburg where their were multiple slide offs.

The first semi started braking to avoid an accident and the brakes locked up.  The second semi started to brake and the brakes locked up causing it to hit the back of the first semi.  The semi caught fire and the driver in the second semi truck died at the scene.

The accident is still being investigated.