State Police Investigate Fatal CrashMon, 03 May 2021 06:07:19 EDT
A Cheboygan resident is dead after a motorcycle crash in Saginaw County Sunday afternoon (May 2nd), according to the Michigan State Police (MSP).
Officials at the Tri-City Post said, at around 12:07 p.m., Saginaw County Central Dispatch received a call reporting a single motorcycle crash on northbound I-75, north of King Road in Saginaw County. Callers reported a female passenger was lying in the grass and was unresponsive. The driver of the motorcycle had been traveling northbound in the right lane when traffic began to slow. The driver lost control of the motorcycle and ran off the right side of the roadway.
The motorcycle was driven by a 55-year-old Cheboygan man. The passenger is a 42-year-old female from Cheboygan. The passenger was transported to an area hospital by ambulance where she died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash. The driver was transported to an area hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. The driver and passenger were not wearing helmets. Alcohol is not a factor to this crash.
The crash remains under investigation.
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