Motorcyclist killed in crash near Wayland

Allegan County
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WAYLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A man has died after a crash involving a car and a motorcycle in Wayland Township Sunday afternoon.

It happened around 1:50 p.m. on US-131 near 135th Avenue.

Michigan State Police said a car was slowing down for backed-up traffic when it was rear-ended by a motorcycle. The motorcyclist was then thrown from his vehicle.  

The motorcyclist, 72-year-old Norman Charles Mills from Scotts, was pronounced dead at the scene. His name is being withheld as family is notified.

Troopers said Mills was wearing a helmet. Neither drugs nor alcohol are believed to have been involved.

The person in the car was not hurt.

Several surrounding agencies responded to the scene. 

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