Residents find motorcycle crash victim deceased in their driveway

VAN BUREN COUNTY, Mich. --A resident in Porter Township contacted deputies after finding an unresponsive male in their driveway Monday morning. It appeared he was involved in a motorcycle crash, according to the Van Buren County Sheriff's Office. 

The victim was discovered in the 91000 block of M40 in Porter Township around 7:30 a.m.

When deputies arrived, they determine the victim, a 65-year-old man from Three Rivers, was traveling southbound on M40 when his motorcycle left the roadway, crashed into a "T" post and then a tree.

Deputies spoke with several homeowners in the area who reported hearing a loud noise around 11:40 the night before.

After hearing the noise, the residents went outside but were unable to determine the cause of the noise, reports said.

The crash remains under investigation.

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