Kayak, roof rack comes loose, causes fatal crash in Upper Peninsula

Michigan State Police
Michigan State Police(WILX)
Published: Oct. 24, 2022 at 3:44 PM EDT
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SENEY, Mich. (WILX) - A man from Colorado died Sunday after a kayak and roof rack caused a crash in the Upper Peninsula.

According to authorities, the crash happened on M-28 after a kayak and roof rack came loose from a westbound Honda, which struck an eastbound Chevrolet pickup truck. WLUC reported the roof rack pieced the windshield, striking the driver, a 31-year-old man from Colorado. WDIV reported the man’s wife, a woman from Saginaw, was a passenger in the vehicle and was not injured.

The kayak then struck a third vehicle, causing damages, but no injuries.

The driver of the Honda, a 58-year-old man from Wisconsin, was not injured.

The crash closed the freeway for several hours.

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