Fleeing biker killed when he crashes into pickup
Mon, 26 May 2014 11:42:26 GMT —
State police say a speeding motorcyclist who refused to pull over on Interstate 94 in suburban Detroit struck a pickup truck, killing himself and setting both vehicles afire.
Sgt. Paul DiPietro tells The Macomb Daily of Mount Clemens the crash happened about 4 p.m. Saturday in Eastpointe.
DiPietro says the motorcyclist had a felony warrant. Two people in the pickup sustained minor injuries.
Michigan authorities say crashes killed four other motorcyclists Saturday.
Seventy-year-old Michael Sutfin of Warren died when a pickup pulled in front of him in Roscommon County, and 54-year-old William Raymond of Watervliet died when an SUV pulled in front of him in Berrien County. A Big Rapids man hit a deer in Lake County, and a Southgate man hit a minivan in St. Clair County.