UNDATED (WHTC) -- The identities of the victims in a crash between two motorcycles and a tractor Saturday afternoon have been released. Kent County dispatch reports that 60-year-old Richard Olthoff, of Kentwood, died after crashing his 2008 Yamaha motorcycle into a tractor crossing 5 Mile Road near Byrne Ave. NE in Grattan Township. The other rider, 31-year-old Luke Knol, of Cascade Township, was treated at Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital for minor injuries. The driver of the tractor, 82-year-old Paul Blatner, was uninjured. Alcohol and excessive speed are not believed to be factors but the investigation continues.
Story by: Diane E Coston