Motorcyclist dies after Walker crash

Kent County

WALKER, Mich. (WOOD) — A motorcyclist died after a crash in Walker Wednesday morning.

It happened around 5:45 a.m. Wednesday in 2000 block of Turner Avenue NW near Nason Street NW.

The Walker Police Department said a 76-year-old Walker woman was heading southbound on Turner Avenue when she tried to make a left turn onto southbound US-131. The woman did not see a northbound motorcycle and was struck on the passenger side.

The motorcyclist, 26-year-old Hunter Boss of Grand Rapids, was taken to the hospital where he later died from his injuries, according to a WPD news release.

Police said the motorcyclist was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. The crash remains under investigation.

Turner Avenue was closed between Nason and Ann streets. The southbound US-131 on- and off-ramps at Ann Street were closed as well. All have since reopened.

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