Man killed, wife hurt in crash near cycle meet

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Authorities say a motorcyclist was killed and his wife was critically injured in a crash near the side of the weekend's Detroit Bike Week.

The crash happened about 6:50 p.m. Saturday in Commerce Township, about 25 miles northwest of Detroit.

The Detroit Free Press ( ) reports that the Oakland County medical examiner's office and event promoter Matt Flynn say the crash site was on a road near Lower Straits Lake.

The victims' names weren't immediately released.

The accident site is near the site of this weekend's Third Annual Detroit Bike Week. Organizers say 5,000 motorcyclists attended Saturday. It runs through 6 p.m. Sunday.

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