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Man Killed When Dirt Bike Hits Tree In Macomb County

LENOX TOWNSHIP (WWJ) - A Macomb County man was killed in a dirt bike crash over the weekend.

Police say 32-year-old Curtis Smith, Jr. of Hazel Park was riding a 2013 Honda CRF450R on private property in the 66000 block of Forest in Lenox Township when he hit a tree.

It happened at around 4:30 p.m. Saturday, according to the Macomb County Sheriff's Office.

A witness and EMS attempted CPR on the scene, but were unsuccessful. Smith was pronounced dead at the scene.

Smith was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, sheriff's officials said.

It's unclear what circumstances might have led to the crash. An investigation is ongoing.


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