Man Killed, Woman Injured In Oakland County Motorcycle-SUV Crash

WWJ News
August 12, 2020 - 2:42 pm
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(WWJ) A 66-year-old man is dead and a 60-year-old woman is hospitalized after a motorcycle crashed into an SUV. 

The crash happened late Tuesday night in northern Oakland County's Brandon Township.

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According to the Oakland County Sheriff's Office, a man from Oxford Township was riding a V8 Chopper motorcycle northbound on Baldwin Rd. when he ran a stop sign, colliding with a Chevy Equinox that was headed westbound on Oakwood Rd.

The man was thrown off motorcycle and was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The SUV driver, identified as an Orion Township resident, was taken by EMS to Crittenden Hospital where she was listed in stable condition.

The sheriff's office said the woman was wearing a seatbelt and the man was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash. 

Neither alcohol nor drugs appear to be a factor in this crash, according to the sheriff's office report.

The incident remains under investigation.

The names of those involved have not been released.