UPDATE:The Allegan County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim in Sunday's motorcycle crash as Austin Lee Brown.
ORIGINAL STORY:A motorcycle crash where the driver died and the passenger was seriously injured is being investigated by the Allegan County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies responded to the crash in the area of 118th Avenue and 37th Street in Valley Township shortly before 2 a.m. Sunday, a sheriff’s news release said.
The motorcycle failed to stop at the dead end portion of 118th Avenue west of 37th Street, continuing down a steep embankment into the wooded area striking several trees and coming to a stop about 30 feet off the roadway, the report said.
The driver who died in the crash is descried by deputies as a young man in his late teens. The woman passenger sustained serious injuries. Names are not being released at this time.
Hamilton Fire Department and Life EMS assisted deputies at the scene.