Motorcyclist dead after crash in Byron Twp.

Posted at 3:59 PM, Jun 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-01 22:45:58-04

BYRON TWP., Mich. —  A 37-year-old woman was killed Wednesday after the motorcycle she was riding was struck by an SUV.

The crash happened just before 3:30 p.m. on Byron Center Avenue at Whistleton Street, just south of 72nd Street.  The Kent County Sheriff’s Department says a southbound SUV driving by a 41-year-old Byron Center woman turned left in front of the northbound motorcycle.

Officials have identified the motorcyclist as Jessica Ellann Whalen of Jenison.   She was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

No other injuries were reported.