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Allegan County Sheriff's Office
Friday April 8th, 2011 :: 08:14 a.m. EDT


Fatal motorcycle crash occurred on 4-7-11 at 17:50 hours in Monterey Twp. Killed in the crash was Michael Karl Moody

RELEASE DATE: 4-7-2011
SUBJECT: Fatal Motorcycle Crash

On 4-7-2011 at 1750 hrs Deputies from the Allegan County Sheriffs Office were dispatched to a motorcycle accident located on 128th Ave approximately ½ mile east of 30th St (A37) in Monterey Twp. Upon arrival they found the motorcycle and its sole rider critically injured and unresponsive as a result of the crash.

The driver of the motorcycle, identified as 58 yr old Michael Karl Moody from the Wayland area, was westbound on 128th Avenue when according to witnesses he lost control of his motorcycle and went into a deep ditch on the north side of 128th Avenue.

Mr. Moody was transported to Spectrum Hospital by Wayland Area EMS but died a short time later. Assisting on scene was Hopkins Village PD, Hopkins Fire/Rescue and Wayland Area EMS

The crash remains under investigation by the Allegan County Sheriffs Office Accident Reconstruction Team. Alcohol is not believed to be a factor in the crash.

Allegan County Sheriff's Office
112 Walnut St
Allegan, MI 49010

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 269-673-0500

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