IONIA, MI – On Thursday, October 20th, 2016, at approximately 5:52 p.m., Ionia County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to E. Blue Water Hwy near Hillcrest Dr. in reference to a fatal accident.
Investigation revealed that the 45-year-old driver of a 2002 Harley Davidson was traveling west on E. Blue Water (M-21) when he drifted off the right side of the roadway and struck several trees. The man is reportedly from Lyons.
The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.
Assisting the Sheriff’s Office were Ionia Department of Public Safety, Life Ambulance, Ionia County Victim Advocates, and Reed & Hoppes Towing. The accident remains under investigation.