September 25, 2018

Man hospitalized in motorcycle accident

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STANDISH — A 57-year-old Prescott man was airlifted to St. Mary’s of Michigan Saginaw after a two-vehicle accident launched him from his motorcycle.

According to Arenac County Undersheriff Don McIntyre, the personal injury accident occurred July 4 at approximately 9:11 a.m.

McIntyre said the accident occurred on M-61 near the I-75 overpass when a 2002 Ford Escape traveling westbound on M-61 attempted to make a lefthand turn into the nearby Mobil gas station. The Escape turned in front of the eastbound motorcycle, which caused the motorcycle driver to be thrown from his bike.

The 28-year-old male driver of the Escape and his female passenger, each from Eastpointe, were uninjured in the accident.

The motorcycle driver was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.

McIntyre said an Arenac County Sheriff’s Deputy reconstructionist was called in and the accident is still under investigation. Speed is believed to be a contributing factor.

The condition of the motorcycle driver is unknown at this time.

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Jenn Stark

The Motorcyclist is still at St. Mary's he is doing ok had alot of injuries still waiting on surgery the man is my father and his name is Dennis Stark!

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John

Saw accident happen helped your dad would like to know how he is doing

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