Canadian Truck Driver Under Investigation After Fatally Striking Trucker at Michigan Truck Stop
Frenchtown Township, MI – Michigan authorities are investigating an accident that claimed the life of a trucker Thursday morning at a truck stop.
According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO), at approximately 6:17 a.m., investigators responded to reports of an accident at Love’s Travel Stop located at 1609 Nadeau Road in Monroe.
Upon arriving, officers discovered Glen Hazen Roth, 64, of Flint, MI, had been struck by a 2017 Freightliner semi-truck operated by a truck driver from Ontario, Canada.
MCSO investigators said Roth was hit while “walking through the rear truck parking lot.”
A Monroe County Ambulance and the Frenchtown Fire Department were also dispatched.
Sadly, Roth was pronounced dead at the scene.
According to Roth’s social media profile he is an owner-operator.
MCSO has not yet identified the Canadian driver and it is unclear if he will face charges in the incident.
However, investigators said it does not appear at this time that alcohol or intoxicants played a role in the accident.
The investigation is ongoing.
TransportationNation.com will continue to follow this developing story.
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