US-23 near Fausett Road closed for over 3 hours after crash involving a semi-truck

The semi-truck involved in the crash was pulling a trailer with 40,000 pounds of mulch.
Livingston County Officers from MSP CVED handled a single vehicle crash involving a semi-truck...
Livingston County Officers from MSP CVED handled a single vehicle crash involving a semi-truck pulling a trailer with 40,000 lbs of mulch.(Michigan State Police)
Published: Nov. 18, 2022 at 12:52 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 18, 2022 at 2:47 PM EST
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TYRONE TWP., Mich. (WILX) - Livingston County Troopers responded to a crash on US-23 after a semi-truck lost control during Friday morning slippery conditions and spilled thousands of pounds of mulch across the road.

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Michigan State Police said crews had to clear the spillage along US-23 near Fausett Rd. in Tyrone Township when a semi-truck pulling a trailer crashed and overturned. The freeway was then closed for over three hours due to mulch.

After an investigation, the state police said that the incident determined the driver of the semi-truck going too fast for slippery road conditions.

Livingston County Officers from MSP CVED handled a single vehicle crash involving a semi-truck...
Livingston County Officers from MSP CVED handled a single vehicle crash involving a semi-truck pulling a trailer with 40,000 lbs of mulch.(Michigan State Police)

No injuries were reported to the driver or the other motorist.

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