Emmet County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Information in Death Investigation

Around 4:55 a.m. Wednesday morning, The Emmet County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a death investigation on I-75 near the Emmet/Cheboygan County line.

The Sheriff’s Office is in the process of confirming the identity of the victim.

The Emmet County Sheriff’s Office investigation has revealed evidence of the incident being a possible suicide.  The investigation also shows the victim was struck by a vehicle while on I-75, possibly by a tractor-trailer.  The Sheriff’s Office has not identified the vehicle involved and seeks any information leading to identity of the driver.

The Sheriff’s Office is conducting witness interviews, Accident Reconstruction, and working with the Emmet County Medical Examiner to determine the cause of death. The Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate all possibilities and urges anyone with information to come forward by calling the Sheriff’s Office at 231-439-8900.

I-75 has been re-opened for traffic.