Michigan State Police were called to the intersection of W. Carson City Rd., or M-57, and Backus Rd. in Montcalm County’s Eureka Township just after 3 Saturday afternoon.
Troopers say a 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle attempted to pass multiple vehicles on M-57, when it rear ended a pick-up truck that was turning left onto Backus Rd.
Both the driver and a passenger were thrown from the motorcycle. Neither were wearing a helmet.
A 30-year-old woman from Carson City who was riding on the back of the motorcycle died in the crash.
The driver, a 29-year-old man suffered minor injuries.
The driver of the pick-up truck was not injured.
The crash is still under investigation.
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