FITCHBURG -- A motorcyclist from Pleasant Lake is dead and a woman is sitting in jail, and could face felony charges for allegedly striking the motorcyclist while driving drunk.
Police say both the 45-year-old biker and the 48-year-old woman driving an Olds ALero were southbound on Williamston headed into Fitchburg when the car struck the motorcycle from behind. The victim was thrown to the ground. He was not wearing a helmet and was pronounced dead at the scene.
The woman driver, from Jackson, is being held in the Ingham County Jail for driving drunk, causing a death, a 15-year-felony.