Green Oak Township Police have identified the deceased rider as 23-year-old Alexander Edward Cessna from South Lyon. The injured driver is still listed in critical condition at the University of Michigan Hospital. Police say at this time, the accident and the circumstances surrounding the crash remain under investigation.

A crash in Green Oak Township Sunday has left one motorcyclist dead and another critically injured.

Green Oak Township Police say they were dispatched just after 1pm to the scene of a crash on Nine Mile Road near Dixboro Road where a preliminary investigation determined a group of three motorcyclists were traveling westbound on Nine Mile when two of them collided with a Jeep Cherokee exiting a residential driveway. A 23 year old South Lyon man was pronounced dead at the scene, while a second motorcyclist, a 23 year old from Taylor, was taken to the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor with critical injuries.

The driver of the Cherokee, a 63 year old man from New Hudson, was not injured. All three motorcyclists were wearing helmets at the time of the crash. The Livingston County Accident Investigation Team is assisting Green Oak Township Police with the crash investigation. Also assisting at the scene were the Green Oak Township Fire Department, Livingston County Sheriff’s Office, Livingston County EMS and South Lyon Police. (JK)