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Posted on: October 11, 2023

ELPD Investigating Fatal Crash

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) is investigating a crash that occurred at the intersection of Abbot Road and Lake Lansing Road at 8:53 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 11. 

A motor vehicle, which was traveling northbound on Abbot Road, was in the process of turning left on Lake Lansing Road when it was struck by a motorcycle traveling southbound on Abbot Road, possibly at a high rate of speed. 

The driver of the motorcycle, a 19-year-old male from Livonia, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The crash is still under investigation. Questions should be directed to ELPD Capt. Chad Pride at or (517) 319-6948.

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