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YANKEE SPRINGS TOWNSHIP, Mich.  — The Barry County Sheriff’s Office says a 70-year-old motorcycle rider died in a crash Saturday on M-179.

It happened around 11:36 a.m., at Briggs Road.

The Sheriff’s Office say no other vehicles were involved, and the motorcyclist — Dennis Corbin, 70, of Plainwell — was thrown from his motorcycle as a result of the crash. And declared dead at the scene.

The investigation continues, but police say alcohol and speeding were not involved, and Corbin was wearing a helmet at the time.

Assisting Sheriff’s deputies with the incident were members of the Wayland EMS, Yankee Springs Fire Department, Michigan Department of Transportation, and Barry County Central Dispatch.

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