Motorcyclist Killed in Ottawa County when Vehicle Hits Fence

HOLLAND, MI – On Thursday July 12th, 2018, at 3:30PM, Ottawa County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a fatal personal injury accident involving a motorcycle at the intersection of Westmont Ave. and Campbell St. in Holland Township.fatal-crash

The motorcycle operated by James Karsten, 75-years-old, of Holland Township, was traveling northbound on Westmont Ave approaching the intersection of Campbell St., when he lost control of his motorcycle causing him to leave the roadway and strike a wooden fence.

Karsten did sustain fatal injuries as a result of this accident.

It does not appear that alcohol was a factor.

The accident remains under investigation.