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BEDFORD TWP, Mich. — A motorcyclist is dead after a crash with a car. 59-year-old woman is dead after a car collided with her motorcycle.

It happened Tuesday in Bedford Township on M-37 just south of Halbert Road. Battle Creek Police say that 47-year-old Stephan Landers had pulled out on M-37 heading north when he lost control and hit the southbound motorcycle head-on.

The motorcyclist – a 59-year-old woman – was pronounced dead at the scene.

Landers was arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing death. He’s currently in jail and is set to be arraigned on Thursday.

The crash is still being investigated.

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