GIRARD, MI (WTVB) - Michigan State Police say a motorcyclist was killed over the weekend in an accident in Branch County’s Girard Township north of Coldwater. The crash happened just before 7 pm Saturday on Old 27 near Fleming Road. Witnesses told troopers the 24-year old victim from Grand Ledge lost control southbound and struck a guardrail after being thrown from the motorcycle. Speed is believed to be a factor in causing the accident. The biker was rushed to the Community Health Center of Branch County where he later died.
Troopers were assisted at the scene by Coldwater firefighters and Lifecare Ambulance medics.