GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM) - Michigan State Police responded to a fatal overnight crash involving a single motorcycle.
Shortly before 1:00 a.m. Saturday a motorcycle driven by Joseph Herman Wilson, 52, crashed into the cement wall of southbound US-131 near I-196.
Wilson was thrown from the motorcycle and over a wall to the ground 40 feet below. He was wearing a helmet that came off during the crash and pronounced dead at the scene.
The 1976 Honda motorcycle came to rest in the middle lane of US-131.