Motorcyclist killed after Gaines Township crash

Kent County
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GAINES TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A person has died after a motorcycle crash in Gaines Township Wednesday night, deputies said.

It happened around 7:50 p.m. on 76th Street near Hanna Lake Avenue SE.

The Kent County Sheriff’s Department said a vehicle heading west on 76th Street crossed the centerline to pass another vehicle, driving into the path of the eastbound motorcycle.

Deputies said the motorcyclist, a 48-year-old man of Plainfield Township, was killed.

The driver of the car was a 19-year-old man of Kentwood, according to deputies. It’s unclear at this time if he sustained any injuries.

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