Semi driver identified after fatal I-94 crash that closed the interstate for hours


    A fiery crash in the westbound lanes of I-94 at 11 Mile Road in Emmett Township shut down the interstate Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. (WWMT/Jessica Wheeler)

    Michigan State Police said Friday that the truck driver who was killed when two semi trucks collided on Interstate 94 was Peter Monroe, 48, of Mendon.

    Monroe was a driver for Motor Lines of Wilmington, Ohio. He pronounced dead at the scene of the Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, crash.

    The driver of the second semi, Rashad Dobbins, is driver for Rocket Transportation in Dearborn, Michigan. He was not injured in the crash.

    Michigan State Police are still investigating what caused this crash.

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