Hastings man dies in motorcycle accident in Barry County
BARRY COUNTY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) —
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.
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.