From the Newaygo CountySheriff’s Department
On May 20, 2019 at approximately 2:36 pm, deputies from the Newaygo County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to Echo Dr. near Sycamore Ave, in Wilcox Township, for a reported motorcycle accident.
Upon arrival on the scene, deputies found a motorcycle had left the roadway on the outside of a curve. The rider was thrown from the motorcycle and pronounced dead at the scene. The victim is identified as a 26 year male from White Cloud. His name is currently being withheld pending notification of family.
The accident remains under investigation by the Newaygo County Sheriff’s Office, however, speed is believed to have been a factor.
Deputies were assisted at the scene by the White Cloud Police Department, White Cloud Fire Department, Life EMS and the Newaygo County Road Commission.