Deputies: Motorcyclist killed after crash with SUV in Newaygo Co.

WILCOX TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Newaygo County sheriff’s deputies say a motorcyclist was killed after a crash with an SUV.

It happened around 4:04 p.m. Saturday on E 1 Mile Road near near Sycamore Avenue in Wilcox Township.

Deputies say the driver of the motorcycle, 66-year-old George Fernandez of Midland, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the SUV, 30-year-old Jessica Cole of Kentucky, and her two children were not injured in the crash.

Fernandez was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, however, deputies say it is not known whether drugs or alcohol were factors in the crash.

The crash is under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Newaygo County Undersheriff Wesley Bierling at 231.689.7303.


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