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Shaun Kelley, 40, and Brittany Hammond, 30, dead, 1 injured in wrong-way, head-on semi, car crash on eastbound I-94 in Jackson County, Michigan
The crash occurred between a semitrailer and a passenger car in the eastbound lanes of the highway just west of the Sargent Road exit, according to the Blackman-Leoni Township Department of Public Safety.
According to police, a car was headed westbound in the eastbound lanes of I-94 in Leoni Township, shortly before 4 a.m. Wednesday, when it crashed head-on with a semi tractor-trailer, west of Sargent Road.
Police said a preliminary investigation revealed the couple was in a car headed westbound in the eastbound lanes of I-94 in Leoni Township when it crashed into a semi tractor-trailer, west of Sargent Road.
Treitler does not know Kelley or what Hammond was doing before the crash. She said her daughter was giving Kelley, a friend, a ride home.
"We are still trying to figure out exactly the timing and the events," Treitler said.
And 5-year-old Sahvanna was right in the center, looking up with awe as the bunches of silver, pink and purple blew quickly across Airport Road, turning to specks and then disappearing above the bright parking lot lights.