Fruitport man killed in motorcycle crash Thursday

A motorcyclist died Thursday night after crashing on a curve in Norton Shores, police said. Thomas Westra, 59, of Fruitport, crashed on the curve of westbound Seaway Drive at Green Street at about 9:15 p.m. Police said he was pronounced dead at Hackley Hospital in Muskegon shortly after the crash. Witnesses told police that Westra had left the Pin Crest Bowling Alley in Fruitport to go for a ride with friends. Witnesses said the motorcyclists were seen in the area driving at high speeds.
Jul 9, 2011


Police said they are interested in talking to any of the other motorcyclists that may have been riding with Westra on Thursday night and are asked to call the Norton Shores Police Department at 231-733-2691 or Silent Observer.


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