Fatal Accident On I-96

By: News 10
By: News 10

A husband and wife are dead after an accident that shutdown I-96 westbound in Eaton County for nearly eight hours.

According to the Eaton County Sheriff's Department, the highway was closed after a tractor-trailer hit the guardrail around 5 a.m. Tuesday.

Crews are still on scene investigating and cleaning up, but one lane has been reopened. The Sheriff's Department is asking drivers to avoid the area.

The victims were identified as 58-year-old Calvin Roberts and 54-year-old Brenda Roberts. The couple is from Oil Trough, Arkansas, the Sheriff's Department said.

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