TALLMADGE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A motorcyclist was killed after a crash on I-96 near Marne Wednesday.
The crash happened around 11:50 a.m. on eastbound I-96 between the 24 and 25 mile markers in Tallmadge Township.
Several road commission trucks were working on the shoulder for road maintenance, the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office said in a release. Multiple warning signs were posted, officials say.
A 38-year-old man from Marne was riding his motorcycle when he ran into one of the commission trucks, the sheriff’s office said. It said the truck had a yellow flashing arrow sign and a crash attenuator.
Officials say the motorcyclist was brought to a hospital in critical condition. The sheriff’s office said Thursday morning the motorcyclist died at the hospital. He was identified as 38-year-old Arnell Banks, a Marne-area resident.
The driver of the truck did not report any injuries.
The crash remains under investigation.
The left lane of I-96 in that area is closed for crash reconstruction, the sheriff’s office said.