Motorcyclist dies in crash on M-37 in Lake County

LAKE COUNTY — A 50-year-old man died early Sunday morning after a single vehicle motorcycle crash in Lake County.

According to a news release from the Michigan State Police, about 12:15 a.m. Sunday, May 15, a 50-year-old man from Chesterfield was riding southbound on M-37 south of 1 Mile Road, in Peacock Township, when his motorcycle reportedly ran off the roadway and struck a tree. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Troopers from the Michigan State Police Hart Post are currently investigating the cause of the incident. No other information was released. 

Personnel from the Lake County Sheriff’s Department, Lake County Central Dispatch and Life EMS assisted troopers at the scene.