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Motorcyclist killed in west Michigan crash

VAN BUREN COUNTY, Mich. (CBS DETROIT) - A west Michigan man is dead after being struck while riding his motorcycle in Van Buren County early Wednesday morning.

According to Michigan State Police, the driver of a Ford Bronco was attempting to make a left hand turn from County Road 665 onto M-43 in the village of Glendale. As the driver was turning left, the Bronco collided with a motorcycle being driven by 49 year-old Matthew Perry, of Bangor.

Perry was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Ford Bronco, only identified as a 26 year-old man from Grand Junction, sustained minor injuries.

Neither drugs or alcohol are believed to be factors in the crash. The roadway was closed for several hours as crews cleared the scene but has since reopened.

Charges have not been announced.

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