UPDATE (10:00 A.M.) – Lansing Police have identified the victim of Friday’s deadly car crash on Westbound I-496 at the Walnut Street/Pine Street exit as 23 year-old Roderick Shawn Reeves Jr. of Lansing.
The accident is still under investigation but officials ask if you have any information to call the Lansing Police Department at 517-483-4600.
UPDATE: It appears the deceased tried taking the exit too late and lost control when making the aggressive maneuver to get off on the ramp, going into a side slip and rolling it.
The main factors were bald tires and a wet road surface along with aggressive lane change.
LANSING, MI — A single car accident closed the Walnut Street/Pine Street exit on westbound I-496 for over two hours Friday morning.
The crash happened just before 4:30am.
Lansing police have released few details but tell 6 News that a man has died from his injuries.
The driver was the only person in the vehicle at the time of the crash.
Stay with 6 News for updates.