Marquette County Man Dies in Motorcycle Crash

A 36 year old Marquette County man is dead tonight, after an S–U–V pulled out in front of his motorcycle.

It happened just before 5:30 this morning in front of the Holiday gas station in Ishpeming.

Ishpeming City police say the ely township man on the motorcycle was Eastbound on U–S 41.

The bike hit a Nissan Pathfinder pulling out of the gas station.

Police say the S–U–V was driven by a 47 year old Ishpeming man who did not yield the right of way to the bike.

The motrocyclist was taked to Bell Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The driver of the Pathfinder was not injured.

No names have been released in this incident.

The accident is still under investigation.