U.S. postal worker killed in Monroe County crash

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(WWJ) Michigan State Police are investigating a crash that killed a U.S. Postal Service worker in Monroe County on Thursday.

Police said the 69-year-old postal employee was driving a USPS truck on Ann Arbor Rd. near Ostrander Rd. in Milan Township, at around 5:30 p.m., when a Chevy Camaro slammed into his vehicle.

Bystanders and first responders tried to save the worker, identified as an Ohio man, but he died at the scene. The other driver, a 19-year-old Monroe man, was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Troopers were assisted by the MSP Traffic Crash Reconstruction Unit, the Milan Township Fire Department, Monroe Community Ambulance, and the Monroe County Sheriff's Department.

State Police said speed is believed to be a factor in the crash, which is still under investigation.

The victim's name was not released.

Police are asking anyone who witnessed the crash or who has any relevant information to call the MSP Monroe Post at 734-242-3500