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Man Riding Motorcycles With Son Crashes, Dies

June 19, 2018 - 11:26 am

WHITE LAKE (WWJ) - A motorcyclist was killed after hitting a large rock in White Lake Township, and the accident happened in full view of the man's son. 

It happened around 9:15 p.m. Monday along Elizabeth Lake Road near Teggerdine, just south of M-59. 

According to police, a 59-year-old Waterford man and his son were riding separate motorcycles, going to a restaurant, when the father lost control of his bike and struck a large rock. The man was thrown off his motorcycle and into a tree. He was declared at the scene. 

Police say the man was wearing a helmet. His name is not being released at this time. 

No other injuries were reported.