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Rock tossed from overpass, smashes windshield and kills vehicle passenger

Rock tossed from overpass, smashes windshield and kills vehicle passenger”

The sheriff's office says the man was traveling southbound when the rock came down near Dodge Road.

Morris, was a passenger in a vehicle heading south around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18 on southbound Interstate 75 in Vienna Township when the windshield was struck by a large rock.

Genesee County Sheriff's Office received a call about the incident around 8:30 p.m.

A hole in the windshield of a vehicle driven by late Kenneth White on the I-75 in Vienna Township, Mich., on October 18, 2017. The 32-year-old Genesee County resident was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Four other vehicles had reported hitting other rocks in the road and had pulled onto the shoulder waiting for police when the fatal accident occured.

Police said they believe that the rocks may have been taken from another location and thrown off the overpass.

If you'd like to make a donation to help Kenneth's family pay for his funeral expenses, you can do so via their GoFundMe account here.

The Genesee County Sheriff's Office is investigating the man's death as a "potential homicide", said a statement on the incident.



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