Loading…
Friday, October 24, 2014
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
Published: Monday, 6/3/2013 - Updated: 1 year ago

Mich. man dies after motorcycle crash

BLADE STAFF

CARLETON, Mich. -- A Newport, Mich., man died Monday night after the motorcycle he was operating collided with a car on Telegraph Road, about ½ mile north of Newburg Road, in Berlin Township.

Gary L. Chamlee, 42, was pronounced dead at the scene.

He was operating a 2008 Suzuki motorcycle northbound on Telegraph Road in the left travel lane just after 6:30 p.m., when he struck a grey 2007 Pontiac G6 that was traveling southbound Telegraph Road in the left travel lane and attempted to make a left turn east into a gas station lot.

The car was being operated by Douglas P. Bunea III, 16, of Carleton, Mich.

Mr. Bunea was transported by Monroe Community Ambulance to Oakwood South Shore Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition.

Mr. Chamlee was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

Alcohol does not appear to be a factor in the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.  



Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.

Related stories