Motorcyclist killed in crash involving Consumers Energy truck

Posted at 6:26 AM, Dec 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-05 12:00:09-05

COOPER TOWNSHIP, Mich. -- A motorcyclist was killed Tuesday morning in Cooper Township after colliding with a trailer connected to a Consumers Energy truck.

The crash happened at about 5:15 a.m.  The Consumers Energy digger truck was parked alongside the road with warning lights activated, while crews were surveying windstorm damage.

The company says they are cooperating with the Michigan State Police as the accident investigation continues.

The identity of the motorcyclist is being withheld at this time.