The semi-truck driver who police say is responsible for a double fatal crash on U.S. 23 in Green Oak Township on Sunday was released from custody today pending additional investigation, according to the Detroit Free Press.
Authorities have identified the semi driver as a 62-year-old man from Snover.
Green Oak Township police said the semi driver was driving a 2015 Freightliner south on U.S. 23 and failed to stop as he approached other vehicles stopped in a construction area shortly before 1 p.m. Sunday, April 23.
The semi-tractor and trailer struck numerous vehicles and came to rest on top of a 1997 Ford Escort, trapping the driver and a passenger.
The driver, identified as Robin David Brown, 51, of Milford, died at the scene while his passenger and fiancée, Sara Miller, 25, also of Milford, was extricated and taken to the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor in critical condition.
Roby James Steele, 52, of Davison, who was driving a 2016 Chevrolet Sonic, also was killed in the crash.
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