YANKEE SPRINGS TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A motorcyclist was killed in a crash north of Gun Lake Sunday afternoon, Michigan State Police say.
It happened around 4:20 p.m. on Briggs Road near Chief Noonday Road near Payne Lake in Yankee Springs Township, southwest of Middleville.
MSP troopers on the scene said a northbound motorcyclist lost control on a curve and thrown into the path of a northbound pickup truck. He was run over and died at the scene.
Police identified him as 39-year-old Shane Doorn of Hastings.
Briggs Road was closed between Chief Noonday Road and Cobb Lake Road for more than three hours while authorities were on the scene.