A 55-year-old Grand Rapids man has died after a crash late Monday, July 31.

Ottawa County deputies say they were dispatched to 48th Avenue just north of Lake Michigan Drive at 9:04 p.m.

When they arrived, they tried to give CPR to the victim, Gregory Pierson. They were assisted by Grand Valley State University Police who were in the area at the time.

Life EMS workers later arrived and tried to help further, but ultimately pronounced Pierson dead at the scene.

Deputies believe a 22-year-old woman from Highland, Michigan was turning when she hit Pierson's motorcycle. Pierson was heading south of 48th Street at the time. He was not wearing a helmet.

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