MONTCALM COUNTY, MI. (THECOUNT) — Daniel George Brainard, of Rockford, Michigan, has been identified as the victim in a Thursday night fatal motorcycle crash in Montcalm County.

Brainard, 53, was killed in a two-vehicle motorcycle crash near Carson City Thursday night.


According to reports, Brainard was operating a Honda motorcycle on East Main Street near West County Line Road in Carson City, when the bike came into contact with a Chevrolet Traverse around 5 p.m. Thursday.

A 29-year-old Greenville woman operating the Traverse, and her 8-year-old passenger, were uninjured in the crash.

Brainard was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing.


Geo quick facts: Montcalm County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the population was 63,342. The county is geographically located in the West Michigan region of the Lower Peninsula. The county seat is Stanton, and the largest city is Greenville – Wikipedia.