Driver Killed in Crash that Shut Down U.S. 10 in Midland County

A driver is dead after a crash that closed down a major Midland County highway for close to five hours.

The Midland Police Department says two vehicles crashed just after 6 p.m. Sunday in the area of U.S. 10 and Eastman Avenue.

They say one of the drivers was killed and the other was injured.

The Michigan Department of Transportation announced that a 10-mile stretch of U.S. 10 between Stark Road and Bay City Road was shut down.

The highway was closed down until about 10:50 p.m. Sunday.

This picture from a viewer shows us what the crash scene looked like.

Midland police are now investigating what caused the crash.

If you have any information on the crash, you’re asked to call the Midland Police Department.

Their number is (989) 839-4713.

Stay with Northern Michigan’s News Leader as we continue to bring you more updates on the crash.