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MSP: 1 dead in I-196 crash

Posted at 4:58 AM, Oct 08, 2017

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Drivers using I-196 late Saturday night and into Sunday may have noticed a portion of the highway closed following a deadly crash.

It happened around 1:45 a.m. Sunday at Lane Avenue when MSP say a driver went over the center guard rail and one of their passengers were ejected from their vehicle.

Mijon Taylor, courtesy photo.

Family members identified the victim as Mijon Taylor, 23, from Grand Rapids. He died at the scene.

The driver and another passenger suffered minor injuries.

Alcohol is believed to have been a factor in the crash.