CHESTERFIELD TOWNSHIP (WWJ) – A 46-year-old Harper Woods police officer has been killed in a crash.
Police in Chesterfield Township say the accident that happened just before 10 p.m. Monday, on Gratiot just south of 21 Mile Road.READ MORE: Meet These Two Bear Cubs Who Have Become Inseparable At The Detroit Zoo
Ronnie Karjo was off-duty, police said, traveling southbound on Gratiot on a motorcycle when he collided with a northbound car that was turning into a gas station.
Karjo, of Macomb Township, was rushed to McLaren Macomb Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.READ MORE: Delta Wants Other Airlines To Share ‘No-Fly’ Lists To Help Stop Unruly Passengers
The driver of the car, a 21-year-old Chesterfield Township resident, was treated for minor injuries. No one else was hurt.
The cause of the crash is under investigation by the Chesterfield Police and Michigan State Police accident reconstruction team.MORE NEWS: Veteran Needs Help With Home Repairs
Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to call Chesterfield Township Police Det. Feld or Sgt. McNair at 586-949-4324.