Witnesses Sought After Crash Kills Fruitport Motorcyclist

Posted at 7:43 PM, May 09, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-09 19:43:21-04

FRUITPORT TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Police are looking for witnesses after a motorcycle rider died in a traffic accident Thursday afternoon.

The crash occurred at 2 p.m. Thursday on the ramp from U.S. 31 to East Sherman Boulevard in Fruitport Township. Police believe the motorcycle collided with another vehicle, possibly a semi-truck, and slid into a road sign. The male motorcyclist, who was wearing a helmet, sustained multiple internal injuries and was transported to a Muskegon hospital where he died.

Anyone who may have witnessed the accident is being asked to contact the Fruitport Township Police Department at (231) 865-8477 or to call 9-1-1.