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Hastings man dies in motorcycle accident in Barry County

Michigan State Police responded to a fatal motorcycle accident just north of the M-179 and South Briggs Road intersection near Yankee Springs in Barry County Sunday.

UPDATE (9:40 p.m.): Michigan State Police have identified the driver of the motorcycle as 39-year-old Shane Doorn of Hastings.

Doorn was pronounced dead at the scene. Briggs Road was shut down for over three hours as the crash was investigated.

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The original story published is below.

Michigan State Police responded to a fatal motorcycle accident just north of the M-179 and South Briggs Road intersection near Yankee Springs in Barry County Sunday.

The crash happened just before 4:30 p.m. Investigators said the motorcyclist, a Hastings man, lost control and crashed into a pick-up truck.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. No other injuries were reported in the crash.

Speed is believed to be a factor, and the investigation is ongoing. The motorcyclist's name is being withheld at this time.

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