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      Deadly motorcycle accident in Saginaw County

      *** UPDATE ***

      Police have identified the motorcycle rider who was killed during a traffic accident yesterday afternoon.

      43-year-old Ramon Villareal of Hemlock died at the scene, according to officials.

      The name of the16-year-old pickup truck driver will not be released.

      *** END UPDATE ***

      A motorcyclist has died after a crash in Saginaw County's Richland Township.

      According to the township police chief, it happened around 3 o'clock Tuesday on Gratiot near Orr.

      The accident occurred when a truck hit a motorcycle . The driver of the pickup was hurt and taken to a hospital. The motorcyclist died at the scene.

      Gratiot was shut down when the crash occurred but has since reopened.

      Richland Township police were assisted at the scene by Thomas Township, the Saginaw County Sheriff's Department and MMR.

      Police didn't release the names of the victims or why the crash occurred.