Motorcyclist killed after losing control, crashing in Lenawee County

Paul Bishop killed in crash


WOODSTOCK TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A motorcyclist was killed Wednesday after losing control and crashing in Lenawee County, police said.

Paul Bishop, 51, of Onstead, was driving a motorcycle around 1 a.m. Wednesday on Devils Lake Highway north of of U.S. 223 in Woodstock Township, according to authorities.

Michigan State Police troopers said Bishop was heading south on Devils Lake Highway on a 2005 Harley Davidson when he crossed the center line and began to brake.

He lost control of the motorcycle, went off the north side of the roadway and crashed into a berm, officials said. He began to overturn and was thrown off the motorcycle, police said.

Bishop died from his injuries, medical officials said. He was not wearing a helmet, according to state police.

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