UPDATE: Victim identified in Jackson Co. fatal motorcycle crash

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UPDATE (Wednesday 10:15 a.m.): Police have released the name of the motorcyclist killed in a crash Tuesday morning on M-50 in Blackman Township.  According to our media partners at MLive, James Shepherd, 65, of Rives Junction was killed when his Harley Davidson motorcycle crashed into a truck. He had been driving east on M-50 toward River Junction Road when he collided with the trailer as it was crossing traffic to complete a left turn onto Black Oak Trail.

UPDATE (11:30 a.m.): 6 News has confirmed that a motorcyclist died this morning in a crash on M-50 just after 8:15 a.m.  The identity of the man who died or the cause of the crash have not been released. 

This story continues to develop and will be updated. 

ORIGINAL STORY: Police in Jackson County have shut down a portion of M-50/Clinton Road while they investigate a motorcycle crash.

The crash was reported just after 8:15 a.m. today between Rives Junction and VanHorn roads.

Our media partners at MLive report the road remains closed.

6 News has a crew at the scene and will be updating this story as more information becomes available.

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