Tire hits car on I-75 in Oakland County, kills Ortonville man

A 49-year-old Ortonville man is dead following an accident on I-75 in Oakland County.

Michigan State Police say the man was driving southbound on I-75 near East Holly Road, in Springfield Township, when a tire came across the higway, hit the car and killed the driver.

Police say the errant tire came from a vehicle traveling north on I-75.

The single car accident happened around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The crash remains under investigation.

If you saw the accident you are asked to call the Michigan State Police Flint Post at 810-732-1111.