U-M student killed Monday night on I-94 near Belleville
A 20-year-old Bloomfield Township man died when he was struck by a semi truck while reportedly walking across Interstate 94 in Van Buren Township Monday around 10:30 p.m., the Belleville View reports.
George Orley, a University of Michigan student, was pronounced dead at the scene by Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office investigators, the report said.
A witness told police Orley parked his vehicle on the right shoulder of the freeway, got out and attempted to walk across I-94 into oncoming traffic, according to the newspaper story.
The report indicates the Michigan State Police are still investigating the incident.
The U-M web directory, MCommunity, lists Orley as an undergraduate in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts.
- Read the Belleville View story.