Police ID motorcyclist killed in Kalamazoo crash

Police on scene of a crash involving a motorcycle at the intersection of Lovers Lane and East Cork Street in Kalamazoo on April 12, 2017.

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — Police have identified the motorcyclist who was killed in a crash in Kalamazoo on Wednesday.

It happened around 5 p.m. at the intersection of Lovers Lane and East Cork Street. The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety says a southbound motorcyclist hit a northbound car that was turning west onto Cork.

The motorcyclist, identified by police as 55-year-old Dezmond Campbell, was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities are awaiting autopsy results to determine his cause of death.

Police on scene told 24 Hour News 8 the driver of the car, who was not hurt, is cooperating.

The crash remains under investigation. The motorcyclist was hearing a helmet and alcohol does not appear to have been a factor, police say.