UPDATE: Driver killed in I-96 crash identified

Posted at 12:52 PM, Jul 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-19 10:09:24-04

The Clinton County Sheriff's Office has identified the driver killed in Tuesday's accident in Eagle Township.

38-year-old Nicholas Delaney of Shelbyville, formerly of Sunfield, died after rear-ending a box truck in a construction zone on I-96 near Grange Road.

The accident happened shortly after noon, impacting traffic on the highway for nearly five hours.

The driver of the truck, a 31-year-old from Ontario, Canada, was not hurt.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.