Granger man dies in Berrien County motorcycle crash

THREE OAKS — A Granger man has died after a motorcycle crash early Friday morning on West Elm Valley Road near Mill Road, northeast of Three Oaks.

Berrien County Sheriff deputies were called to the location at about 12:30 a.m. Friday and found a single motorcycle and the vehicle's operator, identified as Jaime Daniel Brown of Granger, in a ditch on West Elm Valley Road. Deputies reportedly began life-saving measures, but the man died at the scene.

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Deputies said Brown allegedly was not wearing a helmet, and initial investigation indicated speed and alcohol appeared to be factors in the crash.

The crash is being investigated by the Berrien County Sheriff's Office and its Accident Investigation Unit.

Email Tribune staff writer Greg Swiercz at gswiercz@sbtinfo.com.

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