MONTAGUE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) - A woman riding on the back of her husband's motorcycle was killed Thursday in a collision with a Jeep station wagon.
The wreck happened at 4:40 p.m. at the intersection of Fruitvale and Lamos roads in Montague Township, according to Michigan State Police.
The driver of the station wagon, which was turning south onto Lamos, failed to yield to the eastbound motorcycle. The driver of the motorcycle, 58-year-old Jame Duryee of Berrien Springs, tried to avoid the station wagon and lost control.
His wife Cathy Ann Duryee, also 58, was riding on the back of the motorcycle. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
James Duryee was treated at Hackley hospital and released.
Both the Duryees were wearing helmets. Alcohol is not believed to be a factor, MSP said.
White Lake Ambulance, the Montague Fire Department and Montague police assisted at the scene.
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