Teens accused of tossing rocks from overpass, killing construction worker

Source Genesee County Sheriff's Office

According to police and various news outlets, several teens in Genesee County, Michigan made a decision to throw rocks off an overpass to damage vehicles when one rock went through the windshield, striking White causing him to go unconscious.

A 32-year-old man died after a rock came crashing through a auto windshield in MI after a group of teenagers allegedly threw it off an overpass Wednesday.

Police believe a large rock was thrown from the overpass and went through the windshield of the vehicle White was riding in.

The object crashed through the windshield of the vehicle White was traveling in. The rock went through the windshield and hit White, who was in the passenger seat.

Officers said the incident happened just before 8.30pm on Wednesday near the Dodge Road overpass in Vienna Township, which is about 16 miles from Flint. Leyton said he had not authorized charges in connection to the death.

According to reports, four other vehicles were reported hit by large rocks on the highway.

Adding, 'But the tragic thing was a van behind me had a boulder come through the window and kill the passenger'.

Investigators are asking for the public's help tracking down the people who threw the rocks.

Police said they believe that the rocks may have been taken from another location and thrown off the overpass.

White, 32, was driving home Wednesday night from a construction site where he worked.

Law enforcement sources said the alleged rock-throwers, who were arrested Friday, threw the rock as a prank, WXYZ-TV reported. Authorities did not release any more information.

The Detroit News reported that the Genesee County Sheriff's Office was investigating the incident as a "potential homicide".

Several members of his family spoke of White to ABC News affiliate WJRT.

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