Two injured, one dead after crash near Walker

Kent County

ALPINE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A man has died following a crash involving a motorcycle north of Walker.

The Kent County Sheriff’s Department says the crash happened around 12 p.m. Saturday on Fruitridge Avenue at 7 Mile Road in Alpine Township.

Authorities say a 69-year-old man from Grand Rapids was driving a motorcycle west when he went through a stop sign and into the path of an SUV.

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead on scene.

The two women in the SUV, a 71-year-old driver and 78-year-old passenger, both from Allendale, sustained minor injuries.

Authorities say he was wearing a helmet.

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