One dead after motorcycle and SUV collide

Posted at 10:04 PM, Sep 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-19 10:13:43-04

LOWELL TOWNSHIP, Mich — One man is dead following a Wednesday night crash involving a motorcycle and an SUV.

Deputies with the Kent County Sheriff’s Office say a 37-year-old man from Lowell Township was driving a motorcycle southbound on Alden Nash near Segwun just before 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, when he attempted to pass another southbound vehicle and crashed into an SUV traveling in the opposite direction.

The driver of the motorcycle was pronounced dead on scene, while the driver of the SUV, a 67-year-old man from Lowell, was transported to the hospital with minor injuries.

It isn’t yet known if alcohol was involved, but the driver of the motorcycle was wearing a helmet. The crash remains under investigation.

***Correction: A previous version of this story said the motorcyclist was not wearing a helmet and has since been corrected.***