Howell man killed in motorcycle crash on M-59 in Oceola Township

A Howell man was killed in a motorcycle/truck accident on M-59 at Hickory Hills Blvd. in Oceola Township at approximately 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018.

Troopers from the Michigan State Police (MSP) Brighton Post responded the accident. Initial investigation revealed that a Chevy pickup truck driven by a 55-year-old woman from Howell was waiting to make a left turn from Hickory Hills Blvd. to eastbound M-59.

As she pulled out to make a left turn she struck a Harley Davidson motorcycle traveling westbound on M-59. The driver of the motorcycle, Jon Perry, 62, of Howell was pronounced dead at the scene. Mr. Perry was wearing a helmet. The driver and passenger of the pickup truck were not injured. Alcohol or drugs do not appear to be a factor.

The crash remains under investigation. Troopers ask anyone who witnessed the crash to contact the MSP Brighton Post at (810) 227-1051.

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