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Motorcycle Rider Tries To Stand Up, Crashes

Posted at 9:37 AM, May 27, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-27 09:39:26-04

ODESSA TWP, Mich — A 25-year-old Lake Odessa man has life-threatening injuries after he tried to stand on his motorcycle while driving.

It happened Sunday just before 2 p.m. in Ionia County.

The motorcycle was traveling north on Jordan Lake Road near West Clarksville Road when the driver tried to stand on the seat. Then when he tried to sit back down, he lost control and was thrown from the motorcycle.

The man was not wearing a helmet.

He was taken to the hospital in Grand Rapids, and the Ionia County Sheriff’s Department is still investigating.