LANSING, Mich. (WLNS)– Ingham County Sheriff’s deputies are releasing the names of the four victims in a deadly highway crash.
The crash happened on Interstate-96 at the northbound US-127 exit just after 6 a.m. Monday.
Deputies say a vehicle veered off the highway and hit a tree, killing the driver, 23-year-old Tariq Strong of Lincoln Park.
Rescuers freed the three remaining passengers from the wreckage and took them to an area hospital, where one of them, 19-year-old Madison Cook of Gibraltar, died. The two others– 19-year-old Gina Badia of Southgate and 18-year-old Megan Ockerman of Dearborn— were last listed in critical condition.
Investigators believe drugs played a role in the crash, but the investigation is ongoing.