Here is the latest Michigan news from The Associated Press at 8:40 a.m. EDT
DETROIT (AP) — Police say a crash involving a go-kart and a motorcycle during an apparent street race in Detroit left one man dead and another injured. Police say a 21-year-old man driving the go-kart collided with a motorcycle driven by a man when the go-kart turned in front of the motorcyclist Sunday night on the city’s east side. The Detroit News reports the go-kart driver died and the motorcyclist was in serious condition.
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have fallen by about 8 cents per gallon in the past week. The Dearborn-based auto club says early Monday the average price for self-serve regular unleaded gasoline was about $2.40 per gallon. AAA says the lowest average price was about $2.31 per gallon in the Lansing area. The highest was about $2.49 per gallon in the Marquette area.
IONIA, Mich. (AP) — A former Michigan prison food worker is awaiting sentencing for trying to smuggle heroin into the Ionia Correctional Facility. The Detroit Free Press reports 27-year-old Adrian Delgado of Portland pleaded guilty this month to drug and prison smuggling charges. Ionia County Prosecutor Kyle Butler says Delgado, who worked for prison food contractor Trinity Services Group, showed up for work May 19, 2016, with heroin taped to his leg.
PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — Winds have slowed down the Port Huron Float Down along the St. Clair River, and a U.S. Coast Guard officer says some participants might not be able to complete it. U.S. Coast Guard Lt. Jodie Knox says winds out of the south caused people to float a lot slower than anticipated.