U.S. 131 reopens after deadly crash

7:11 AM, Sep 5, 2012   |    comments
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MARTIN, Mich. (WZZM) - One person is dead after a car and motorcycle crash on Southbound U.S. 131 Tuesday evening.

Allegan County Central Dispatch says the accident happened around 5:45 p.m. Tuesday when a car collided with a motorcycle. The 62 year old driver of the motorcycle was killed. He was from Grandville and was not wearing a helmet.

His motorcycle was hit by a southbound vehicle, causing the motorcyclist to be thrown from his bike. The driver of the car was a 57 year old man from Otsego. He suffered minor injuries.

Police closed part of southbound U.S. 131 for more than three hours to investigate. The highway reopened around 9 p.m.

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