Novi man dies in Brighton Township crash

By: Brian Wells | Novi Note | Published October 20, 2021

File photo provided by Michigan State Police


A 52-year-old man from Novi was killed in a crash Oct. 19.

At approximately 7:35 a.m., troopers from the Michigan State Police Brighton Post responded to a single-vehicle crash on westbound Interstate 96 near Kensington Road in Brighton Township, the MSP First District said in a Twitter post. The vehicle had run off the road.

The driver, who has been identified as William Rickerman, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Further information was not available. As of Wednesday, the crash remained under investigation.