DANBY TOWNSHIP — Troopers from the Michigan State Police Lakeview Post are investigating a two-vehicle dirt bike crash which resulted in fatal injuries to a 52-year-old man from Howard City and serious injuries to a 31-year-old man from Lansing.
Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the incident, according to police.
The crash occurred at 8:25 p.m. on Saturday at a residence in the 7300 block of Barr Road in Ionia County’s Danby Township. Preliminary investigation indicates that the two men were riding dirt bikes in a field when they collided with one another. Both were transported to the hospital with serious and critical injuries. The Howard City man died at the hospital.
The crash remains under investigation.Troopers were assisted by Portland Fire/Rescue and Portland Ambulance.