Motorcyclist dies following collision in New Haven

Candice Williams
The Detroit News

A 78-year-old Harrison Township man died Friday morning in a crash involving his motorcycle and a car in the Village of New Haven, officials said.

Macomb County Sheriff deputies responded to the crash, which occurred at 11:10 a.m. at the intersection of New Haven Road and Gratiot.

According to officials, a 56 year-old New Haven woman was traveling eastbound on New Haven Road in a 2003 Ford Explorer. Police said the female driver was in the process of turning left onto northbound Gratiot at the time of the crash.

The motorcyclist, who was riding westbound on New Haven Road, collided with the Ford Explorer in the intersection, officials said.

The name of the victim has not been released. He was wearing a helmet, police said.

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