Motorcyclist, 28, dead after crash in Gaines Township

Motorcyclist dead after crash

GAINES TOWNSHIP, MICH. - According to the Kent County Sheriff's Office, a 28-year-old man from Caledonia is dead after crashing his motorcycle into an SUV in Gaines Township.

The accident happened around 8:50 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 5 at the intersection of 68th Street SE and Hanna Lake Avenue. 

Authorities say the motorcyclist was going westbound on 68th Street -- he went through a yellow light hit an SUV turning northbound onto Hanna Lake Avenue. He died from his injuries. 

The driver of the SUV, a 29-year-old Sparta woman, and her passengers suffered only minor injuries. 

The Kent County Sheriff's Office says the incident is still under investigation. 

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