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Man dies in motorcycle crash

Posted at 8:50 AM, Oct 02, 2015

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – A motorcyclist died Thursday night after crashing on the northwest side of Grand Rapids.

The crash happened just before 7:00pm near the intersection of Shawmut Blvd. and Wendover Road NW.  Witnesses tell Grand Rapids Police that the motorcyclist was driving north on Shawmut at a high rate of speed when he lost control and crashed.

The 26-year-old man driving the motorcycle suffered serious injuries and was pronounced dead at the hospital.  His name is not yet being released.

Anyone with information about the crash should contact the Special Services Unit of GRPD at 456-3771 or Silent Observer at 774-2345.