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After Tigers Home Opener, Suspected Drink Driver Kills Man

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Detroit Tigers LogoAn Upper Peninsula man died Friday night after his SUV was hit head-on in northern Macomb County by a St. Clair County man who police said is suspected of driving drunk after the Tigers home opener, according to the Detroit Free Press.

James Jay Frankina of Gould City, Mich., was pronounced dead at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital after the collision at about 7 p.m., Michigan State Police said.

Police said the St. Clair County man, from Yale, was driving a white SUV northbound on Capac Road when he crossed the center line and crashed head-on into a black SUV driven by Frankina.

Police also said during the investigation it received information that the Yale man had been drinking alcohol.

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