1 person killed in car, semi-truck crash on US 131

Police say the driver of a car traveling behind a semi-truck was not able to stop or slow down in time, causing the deadly crash.

BYRON TOWNSHIP, MICH. - One person was killed in a crash on northbound U.S. 131 near 100th Street.

Traffic was slowing down for a construction zone, and the driver of a car traveling behind a semi-truck was not able to stop or slow down in time, which resulted in the crash, said a Michigan State Police sergeant at the scene. 

The incident happened around 12:20 p.m. Tuesday, June 28.

The right lane of northbound U.S. 131 near 100th Street was blocked to traffic because of the crash, but it reopened around 3:30 p.m.

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