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Motorcyclist dead after collision in Allegan County

Posted at 9:04 PM, Sep 21, 2014

LEIGHTON TOWNSHIP, Mich.-  A motorcyclist is  dead after colliding with a van in rural Allegan County.

According to the Allegan County Sheriff’s Department, the accident happened around 5 p.m. in the 4700 block of 10th Street in Leighton Township, which is north of Wayland.

Officials say the van was headed south on 10th, while the motorcycle was headed north on 10th and that the vehicles hit each other head-on.

10th street was closed while deputies investigated.

They say alcohol may have been involved in that crash.