Motorcyclist Dies in Crash With SUV

KENT COUNTY, Mich. – The Kent County Sheriff’s Department along with Rockford Ambulance and the Plainfield Fire Department responded to a car versus motorcycle crash.

It happened at 4:37 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Northland Drive and Kuttshill Drive NE.

The Kent County Sheriff’s Department says 75-year-old Roger Blanker of Grand Rapids was hit by a Rockford woman who was attempting to turn her SUV.

Blanker was not wearing a helmet and received serious injuries to his head and legs after being thrown from the motorcycle. He was transported to Spectrum Hospital where he later died according to the Kent County Sheriff’s Office.

The driver of the SUV was not hurt.


2 Comments to “Motorcyclist Dies in Crash With SUV”

    Billy Willson said:
    May 10, 2013 at 1:54 PM

    This is not the Motorcycle involved in the crash; way to go Fox 17.

    Tim said:
    May 11, 2013 at 3:51 PM

    Molly Underhill was her name. Why not get her name out there so she can suffer the rest of her life like the family of this victim.

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