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Montcalm County Sheriff's Office
Monday July 10th, 2017 :: 03:53 p.m. EDT


Car vs. Motorcycle Injury Crash.


SUBJECT OF RELEASE: Car vs. Motorcycle Injury Crash

DATE AND TIME: Approximately 10:52 AM on Monday, July 10, 2017

LOCATION: Wise Road at Youngman Road, Montcalm Township

AUTHORITY/CONTACT PERSON: Sheriff Michael J. Williams

The Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a car vs. motorcycle injury crash at approximately 10:52 AM on Monday, July 10, 2017 on Wise Road at Youngman Road, Montcalm Township.

The investigation revealed that a 2000 Ford Taurus was stopped facing west on Wise Road waiting for traffic to clear and to make a left turn onto Youngman Road. A 1999 Honda motorcycle was travelling west on Wise Road. The driver of the motorcycle, Joseph Petersen, age 24 from Trufant, was not able to stop and struck the Ford from behind. Petersen was thrown from the motorcycle. Petersen was transported to Spectrum with serious injuries.

The driver of the Ford, Lois Kinyon age 56 from Greenville, was not injured. Anna Williams, age 88 from Greenville, was a passenger in the Ford and was complaining of pain, however sought her own treatment.

The occupants of the Ford were wearing their seatbelts. The driver of the Honda was wearing a helmet. There were no other know contributing factors in the crash.

The Montcalm County Emergency Medical Services and Michigan State Police assisted with the crash.

Montcalm County Sheriff's Office
659 North State Street
Stanton, MI 48888

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 989-831-7590

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