On August 18, 2020, at approximately 2:05pm, Deputies of the Newaygo County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to N Woodbridge Dr (M-37) north of W 15 Mile Rd, in Lilley Township, on a report of a motorcycle vs passenger car accident.
Upon arrival on scene Deputies found that a passenger car was being driven southbound on M-37 attempting to turn into the M-37 Meat Shack when it collided with a motorcycle that was being driven northbound on M-37.
The driver of the motorcycle, 38 year old male from Bitely was pronounced dead on scene. The driver of the passenger car, 27 year old male from Grandville was uninjured.
The accident remains under investigation by the Newaygo County Sheriff's Office, drugs and speed appear to be factors in the accident.
Deputies were assisted on scene by the Michigan State Police, Lilley Township Fire Department, Life EMS, and the Newaygo County Road Commission.