A semi driver has died following a crash in Berrien County Friday morning.
Police received several 911 calls of a semi crash along westbound I-94 in New Buffalo Township just before 9 a.m.
When they arrived to the scene, they found the semi-truck engulfed in flames. Police were unable to get to the driver, who was pronounced dead at the scene.
After speaking with witnesses, police report the semi struck a guardrail before running off the roadway and striking a tree. The vehicle then burst into flames.
At this time, it’s unknown if the driver suffered a medical emergency that may have caused them to run off the roadway.
The driver’s identity, cause and manner of death will be released at a later time.