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Biker killed after crashing into SUV stopped for another collision

Allegan County Sheriff Cruiser 03122022
Posted at 10:53 PM, Sep 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-22 22:53:17-04

MARTIN TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A biker driving north on US-131 was killed when they hit the back of an SUV stopped for a crash.

The original crash happened between mile markers 56 and 57 in Allegan County. Injuries reported were minor.

The biker, a 26 year-old Grandville man, was not able to stop in time, falling off the bike in the collision. People in nearby cars tried to help until first responders were able to get to him, but he died at the scene.

No one in the SUV was hurt.

The Allegan County Sheriff's Office tells FOX 17 speed and distracted driving contributed to the crash.