Motorcyclist dies in collision with van

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JACKSON, Mich (WLNS) – Police have identified the 34-year old man killed Monday afternoon while riding his motorcycle in Jackson.

It happened around shortly after 1:00 p.m. at the intersection of Michigan Avenue and Elm Avenue.

Witnesses told police John Davis of Jackson was speeding, ran a red light and hit the passenger side of a van broadside.

Police say he was not wearing a helmet and did not have a valid driver’s license.

Davis was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

The driver of the van was injured slightly by broken glass.

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