Lapeer County Serious Injury Motorcycle Accident (Updated)

Obituary for Michael P. Gough

LAPEER COUNTY, MI – A 35-year-old Deckerville man is not expected to survive injuries that he sustained during a motorcycle accident in Lapeer County.

On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 10:09 pm, Lapeer County Sheriffs Deputies responded to an injury accident involving a motorcycle on Brown City Road near Dorrow Road in Imlay Township.motorcycle crash

Michael Gough, known by his family and friends as Trigger, from Deckerville, was operating a 2000 Honda Motorcycle northbound on Brown City Road.

Gough failed to navigate a curve and left the east side of the roadway. The motorcycle subsequently collided with numerous other objects, and began to roll. The motorcycle along with Gough came to rest in a corn field.

Gough was not wearing a helmet, and was ejected from the motorcycle. Gough was treated on scene and transported to McLaren-Lapeer Regional Hospital by Lapeer County EMS with Serious-Life threatening injuries. The Gift of Life has been contacted by the family and Hospital staff.

The Lapeer County Sheriff’s Department was assisted on scene by Michigan State Police, Imlay City Police Department and Lapeer County EMS.

Alcohol and excessive speed appear to be factors in this traffic accident which is under investigation by the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Department.

If you have information concerning this incident, please contact Investigator: Sgt. Donald Brady, 810-664-1801,

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