55 yr old Illinois Man Struck and Killed on Motorcycle in Charlevoix County

CHARLEVOIX, MI – On Sunday June 30th, 2019, at approximately 2:42 p.m., the Charlevoix County Sheriff’s Office responded to a two-vehicle accident which occurred on US-31 North near the entrance to the Charlevoix Country Club in Hayes Township.Fatal Motorcycle Accident

The crash occurred when a motorcycle driven by 55-year old Illinois resident, Christopher Drake, struck the back of a vehicle making a left-hand turn into the Charlevoix Country Club.

Christopher Drake was taken to Munson Healthcare Charlevoix Hospital where he was pronounced dead upon arrival.

Drake was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.

The Charlevoix County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the Charlevoix City Police Department, Charlevoix Township Fire Department, and Charlevoix EMS.

This incident is still under investigation.

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