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JUST IN: Ionia man killed in motorcycle crash Wednesday Free Access

KEENE TOWNSHIP — An Ionia man was killed after another vehicle pulled into the path of his motorcycle Wednesday. 

At 5:45 p.m., deputies from the Ionia County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported serious-injury accident at the intersection of Sayles Road and S. Whites Bridge Road. 

According to the Sheriff’s Office, a northbound SUV driven by a 79-year-old Belding woman pulled across Sayles Road into the path of an eastbound motorcycle driven by the 48-year-old Ionia man. 

The driver of the motorcycle was killed instantly.

His name has not been released at this time. 

Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash; however, speed is believed to have contributed.  

The crash remains under investigation.

The Michigan State Police, Saranac Fire Department, Life EMS and Reed and Hoppes assisted at the scene. 

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