Brighton Motorcyclist Killed in Single-Vehicle Crash in Grant Township

A motorcyclist was killed in a single-vehicle crash on U-31 in Grant Township in Oceana County Wednesday night.

Troopers from the Michigan State Police Hart Post responded to a single-vehicle motorcycle crash around 7:25 p.m. on US-31 south of South Oceana Drive.

According to troopers, the 43-year-old man from Brighton was riding his motorcycle on southbound US-31 when he ran off the roadway and struck a guardrail. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. No other vehicles were involved.

Speed is believed to be a factor in the crash. Alcohol and weather conditions are not believed to be a factor. The driver was wearing a helmet.