GIRARD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A motorcyclist died Saturday after crashing his motorcycle in Branch County.
It happened just before 7 p.m. on Marshall Road near Fleming Road in Girard Township between Tekonsha and Coldwater, according to Michigan State Police.
A 24-year-old Grand Ledge man was killed in the single-vehicle crash.
Witnesses told MSP the motorcyclist was headed south on Marshall Road when he lost control, was thrown from his motorcycle and hit a guardrail.
Emergency responders took the man to Coldwater Community Health Center, where he later died.
Speed is believed to be a factor in the crash, MSP said.