UPDATE (12:52 P.M.) – The Delta Township Fire Department has confirmed that the man killed, Aaron Gorden, was a 22-year engineer and paramedic with the Department.

“He was loved by all of DTFD and known and loved by many throughout the region. He was 49-years-old,” DTFD said in a social media post.

His obituary can be read here.


WINDSOR TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLNS) — A motorcyclist was killed when he lost control and crashed into a ditch on I-96 west near Creyts Road on Monday.

The crash happened around 10:10 p.m. in Eaton County, according to the Michigan State Police First District Twitter page. The driver was taken to the hospital and died from his injuries.

Officials say the driver has been identified as 49-year-old Aaron Andrew Gorden from Owosso.

Gorden was not wearing a helmet during the crash, police say.

Alcohol and drugs are not believed to be a factor, but low tire pressure could’ve been involved, officials say.

The crash is still under investigation.