Grand Rapids motorcyclist dies after Friday collision with SUV

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – A motorcyclist who police reported seriously injured after colliding with an SUV on Friday has since died.

Michigan state police said Saturday, April 17th, 45-year-old Jacob Fortier died on Saturday, April 17th.

Police said he was riding a motorcycle south on Plainfield Avenue around 6:30 p.m. Friday when a Dodge Durango tried to turn west with his left hand onto the entrance to I-96.

Police said the Durango driver did not give in to the motorcyclist who had right of way.

The Durango driver, a 39-year-old Rockford woman, had minor injuries.

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