VANBUREN COUNTY, MICH. — An investigation from the Michigan State Police Paw Paw post and Commercial Motor Vehicle Enforcement revealed new details from the crash on I-94 that killed a construction worker, Friday night.
According to officials, the road construction worker was operating a crane conducting bridgework over-top of the roadway when the worker attempted to jump from the construction equipment prior to it being struck by a westbound semi-truck.
Police reports showed the crash happened around 9:30 p.m. in the construction zone on westbound I-94 at County Road 653.
The worker was pronounced dead at the scene and the identity was not being released pending family notification.
The driver of the semi suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to Bronson Hospital.
Troopers and Motor Carrier Officers were assisted on scene by Paw Paw Fire Department, Paw Paw Police Department, Van Buren County Sheriff’s Department, Van Buren County Dispatch, Mattawan Police Department, Mattawan Fire Department, and Van Buren EMS.