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Man killed in motorcycle accident

David Jay Plumb

David Jay Plumb

A motorcyclist died late Sunday afternoon after he struck an oncoming car.

According to the Kent County Sheriff Department, they were called to the scene of the accident on old Alpine, just south of 12 Mile Road, in Sparta Township about 5:50 p.m. Police determined that the driver of the motorcycle, David Jay Plumb, 52, of Grant, and formerly of Sparta, was traveling south on old Alpine, when he lost control and crossed the centerline, and struck the car of a Cedar Springs couple. Plumb died at the scene of his injuries. He was wearing a helmet.

William Yuncker, 70, suffered a collapsed lung and broken ribs. Mary Yuncker, 64, suffered bruising and scrapes. Both were transported to Spectrum Butterworth Hospital by Rockford Ambulance.

Funeral services for David Plumb will be Friday at 3 p.m. at Hessel-Cheslek Funeral Home in Sparta.

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Woman injured in motorcycle mishap

A car and motorcycle collided in front of Holton’s LP Gas on Northland Drive Monday morning.

A car and motorcycle collided in front of Holton’s LP Gas on Northland Drive Monday morning.

Traffic came to a standstill on Northland Drive in front of Holton’s LP Gas Monday morning when a car and a motorcycle collided about 10:30 a.m.

A young woman in her 20s was riding the motorcycle at the time of the accident, and was taken to the hospital by ambulance with minor injuries. The other driver was not hurt.

The Kent County Sheriff Department and Cedar Springs Fire and Rescue were assisted at the scene by Cedar Springs Police and Solon Township Fire and Rescue.

Complete details of the accident were not available at press time.

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