Motorcyclist killed in crash near Lowell

The scene of a fatal motorcycle crash on Riverside Drive in Boston Township, near Lowell, on Saturday, April 15, 2017.

BOSTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A motorcyclist was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Ionia County Saturday night, according to Ionia County dispatchers.

It happened around 8:20 p.m. on Riverside Drive in Boston Township, east of Lowell. Deputies responded to a call about a man down in the road. Crews arrived and pronounced the victim, 56-year-old Larry Aldrich dead on scene. Deputies say he was not wearing his helmet

Deputies say no one witnessed the crash, and asks anyone with information to contact the Ionia County sheriff’s office at 616.527.5737.

Riverside Drive between Montcalm Avenue SE and Kyser Road was closed while authorities investigate the crash, but has since reopened.