Motorcyclist Killed in Allegan Co. Crash

Posted at 8:37 PM, Sep 26, 2013
and last updated 2013-09-27 04:21:52-04

ALLEGAN CO., Mich. — A motorcyclist was killed Thursday after an SUV struck him at the intersection of 142nd Avenue and 26th Street in Allegan County.

According to Michigan State Police, the woman driving the SUV struck the motorcycle while heading southbound on 26th Street. She was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.  Troopers say the man who died was wearing a helmet.

Both 142nd Avenue and 26th Street were shut down during the investigation into the wreck.  Troopers say the bright, setting sun may have played a role in this accident.