William Pinkney Death – 21-year-old William Pinkney of Detroit died in the Leoni Township rollover crash. The crash happened on eastbound I-94, east of Hawkins Road at about 8:45 a.m. Wednesday, morning.
Authorities arrived on the scene of the accident to find a 2007 Jeep Compass south of the roadway. Officials believed that the vehicle rolled ejecting Pinkney in the process and then came to a stop on to him, trapping Pinkey beneath.
Officials freed Pinkney from the debris using air-bag extrication equipment and transported him to Henry Ford Allegiance Health for treatment. He later succumbed to his injuries.
Authorities are urging anyone with information concerning this crash to contact Sergeant Rick Gillespie from the Blackman-Leoni Crash Reconstruction Team at 517-788-4223.