NewsLocal NewsLakeshoreMuskegon


Motorcyclist dies in crash at US-31 and Laketon Avenue

Posted at 4:19 PM, Aug 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-30 16:48:21-04

MUSKEGON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A motorcycle rider was killed in a multi-vehicle crash on US-31 northbound at Laketon Avenue just after noon Saturday.

According to the Muskegon Township Police Department, a semi-truck, motorcycle and multiple other vehicles were involved.

The motorcycle rider died in the accident.

FOX 17 crews were able to see at least five damaged vehicles at the scene. Witnesses told FOX 17 that the motorcycle and semi were the first to collide, followed by a chain-reaction crash with the rest of the vehicles.

The highway was closed for hours as crews worked at the scene.

The incident remains under investigation by Muskegon Township Police, who said more details will be made available on Monday.