1 dead in motorcycle, semi-truck crash

Police on the scene of a crash involving a motorcycle and semi-truck in Byron Township. (April 11, 2014)
Police on the scene of a crash involving a motorcycle and semi-truck in Byron Township. (April 11, 2014)

BYRON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) – Kent County sheriff’s deputies Friday responded to fatal wreck involving a semi-truck and a motorcycle in Byron Township.

The wreck happened just before 10 a.m. at 84th Street and Byron Creek Drive, according to the Kent County Sheriff’s Department. Deputies said a motorcyclist was headed west on 84th Street as an eastbound semi-truck turned northbound onto Byron Creek Drive. The vehicles collided.

The motorcyclist, 20-year-old Dual Kitchen of Byron Center, was killed.

The semi-truck driver was not hurt.

Deputies did not say who was the at-fault driver.

Authorities did say Kitchen was not wearing a helmet.

 

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