Fatal crash claims life of 26-year-old motorcyclist

Sunday Times Newspapers

SOUTHGATE — Police responded to an evening collision that took the life of a 26-year-old motorcycle rider Jan. 4.

The driver, Andrew Giacomantonio of Huron Township, was traveling west on Eureka Road about 5:30 p.m. when he collided with a 2009 Chevy Impala.

“He was driving at a high rate of speed without a headlight,” Southgate Police Sgt. David Fobar said. “He struck a vehicle that was turning from a side street.”

Fobar said that Giacomantonio was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Impala, a
68-year-old Southgate man, was treated for minor injuries and released from Henry Ford Wyandotte Hopsital.

(James Mitchell can be reached at jmitchell@bewickpublications.com.)