ALLEN TOWNSHIP – At approximately 7:10 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25, 2016, Michigan State Police, Allen Township Fire Department, and Reading Emergency Unit responded to to South Allen Road just north of Van Wert Road for a fatal motorcycle accident.
The victim, 33-year-old Travis Robertson of Coldwater, was driving a 1996 Harley Davidson and was not wearing a helmet.
According to witnesses, he was traveling northbound on South Allen Road at a high rate of speed. As he approached a small curve in road, he went off of the road to the right, lost control of the motorcycle and flipped twice before coming to a rest on the bike’s left side. The driver was ejected from the motorcycle and was located a short distance from the motorcycle.
Medical personnel were on scene shortly after the crash was reported, but rescue attempts were unsuccessful and the driver died at the scene.
The incident is being investigated by the Michigan State Police.