Teens arrested after rock thrown from overpass kills man inside auto

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

Vienna Township is about 80 miles north of Detroit.

Kenneth White, 32, was travelling south on the I-75 in Vienna Township on Wednesday, Oct. 18, when the rock smashed through his windshield.

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


A representative with Genesee County Sheriff's office, which is handling the investigation, told BuzzFeed News that officials were not available to comment on the case over the weekend.

Police told the outlet that the teens, who did it as a prank, are now in custody. Leyton said he had not authorized charges in connection to the death.

The victim was 32-year-old Kenneth White of Mt. Morris.

Police said they believe that the rocks, some the size of a volleyball and weighing from 40- 60 pounds may have been taken from another location and thrown off the overpass.


Authorities said several teens believed to be connected to the incident are now in custody. "You're playing Russian roulette with people's lives".

Told White's sister-in-law, Kristina Cagle via fox2detroit, 'What were they thinking?'

The incident is being investigated as a potential homicide. The youngest was 5 years old.

A GoFundMe account was set up for White's family to help with his burial. A $2,500 reward was offered.


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