Motorcyclist dies in crash near Battle Creek

Motorcylist dies in crash near Battle Creek

A motorcyclist has died in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Michigan Avenue and Wheatfield Market, Emmet Township police report.

The crash occurred just before 1 p.m. today, and forced the closure of east- and west-bound Michigan 96 for several hours. Authorities report that the roadways were cleared by 3:30 p.m.

The motorcyclist was traveling straight on Wheatfield when it collided with another vehicle turning onto the street, police said. The man driving the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Emmett Township Department of Public Safety is asking anyone who might have seen the crash to call 269-968-9303.

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