MECOSTA COUNTY, MI - A 56-year-old Big Rapids resident was killed Friday after his motorcycle struck a tractor that turned in front of him, according to a press release from Michigan State Police.

James Zielske was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, which happened in Grant Township at about 6:40 p.m., authorities said.

Zielski was traveling north on 160th Avenue near Coolidge Road when a tractor driven by a juvenile male turned in front of him. The accident is being reviewed by the Mecosta County Prosecutor?s office, officials said.