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Truck driver dies in semi rollover on M-6 ramp to 131

Posted at 10:28 AM, Nov 26, 2015

KENT COUNTY, Mich. — A semi driver died when his truck rolled over on the eastbound M-6 ramp to northbound U.S. 131 on Thanksgiving morning, according to the Kent County Sheriff’s Office.

The road was closed Thursday morning after the crash involving the semi-truck, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation. The truck rolled over at the ramp, which was reported closed to traffic at 10:11 a.m.

MDOT cleared the roadway and it was reopened at 5:11 p.m.  — exactly seven hours after it was shut.

The Michigan State Police are handling the incident. More details will be reported later as they become available.