MUSKEGON, Mich. — Michigan State Police (MSP) tweeted that troopers from the Grand Rapids post are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash in Muskegon County.
The crash occurred at 8:43 p.m. Thursday evening on Evanston Road near Sullivan Road.
Initial reports received by MSP said that a group of motorcyclists were traveling westbound on Evanston when one of the cyclists went off the roadway and struck a trash can.
The impact caused the ejection of both the driver and passenger on the motorcycle. The driver was a 59-year-old man from Fruitport. He was declared dead on scene.
The female passenger was transported to a nearby hospital with serious injuries. MSP said they are continuing to investigate the crash.
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