GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - Police say a Grand Rapids man who crashed his motorcycle late last week has died as a result of his injuries.
Jesse McLain, 29, lost control of his motorcycle and crashed just after 11 p.m. Saturday on Monroe Avenue NW just north of Mason Street NE, according to the Grand Rapids Police Department.
He sustained serious injuries and was taken to a Grand Rapids hospital. Thursday, he was taken off life support, GRPD said.
Both speed and alcohol were factors in the crash, GRPD said in a Thursday release.
McLain was not wearing a helmet at the time.
Police say they are investigating the Triangle Bar, a popular bar on Grand Rapids' west side, for allegedly over-serving the victim. GRPD says the Triangle Bar was the last place McLain was served and that no other bars are being investigated.
Triangle owners, Carl Del Rasco and his son Brandon, said they were cooperating with police.
They admit McLain had been drinking at their bar before the crash, but don't believe they over-served him and said he had been drinking at other bars that night.
They said GRPD issued them a warning letter about over-serving in July after a drunk driver who had been pulled over said he had been drinking at the Triangle.
Liquor Control Commission records show the bar has a clean record since 1988.
GRPD continues to investigate. Anyone with information is asked to call the police department at 616.456.3400 or Silent Observer at 616.774.2345.
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