Deputies: Motorcyclist killed in Ionia Co. crash

(Oct. 20, 2016/Courtesy: Ionia Co. Sheriff's office)
(Oct. 20, 2016/Courtesy: Ionia Co. Sheriff's office)

IONIA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Ionia County sheriff’s deputies say a man was killed after his motorcycle hit multiple trees.

Deputies were dispatched at 5:52 p.m. Thursday to E Bluewater Highway near Hillcrest Drive in Ionia Township.

Deputies say the driver, a 45-year-old man, was westbound on Bluewater Highway when his motorcycle went off the road and hit several trees. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash is under investigation.

**Editor’s Note: A previous version of this article stated that the crash happened at 5:52 p.m. It has been corrected to state that deputies were dispatched to the scene at that time.