2 killed in separate motorcycle crashes in same area of GR

Mark Brooky • Jul 21, 2015 at 11:03 AM

Police said a motorcycle driven by Daniel Joseph Martin of Grand Rapids hit a minivan after Martin lost control of the bike in the northbound lanes of U.S. 131, near Leonard Street N.W., around 4 a.m. Saturday.

Jeanine Marie Serba of Grand Rapids was a passenger on the motorcycle. She was thrown from the bike, police said.

Serba, 27, died at a Grand Rapids hospital. Martin, 28, was taken to Spectrum Butterworth Hospital, where he was in stable condition Saturday night.

Both crashes remain under investigation by the Grand Rapids Police Special Services Unit.

— WZZM-TV, WOOD-TV and WXMI-TV contributed to this report.

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