Lapeer County Motorcycle Accident Victim Dies from Injuries

LAPEER COUNTY, MI – Michael Gough, 35-years-old, known by his family and friends as Trigger, from Deckerville, has died from his injuries that he sustained in a motorcycle accident on Thursday, October 23rd, 2014.  Michael P. Gough

Lapeer County Sheriffs Deputies responded to an injury accident involving a motorcycle on Brown City Road near Dorrow Road in Imlay Township.

Gough failed to navigate a curve and left the east side of the roadway. The motorcycle subsequently collided with numerous other objects, and began to roll. The motorcycle along with Gough came to rest in a corn field.

Gough was not wearing a helmet, and was ejected from the motorcycle. Gough was treated on scene and transported to McLaren-Lapeer Regional Hospital by Lapeer County EMS.

Obituary for Michael P. Gough

Michael P. Gough, age 35, of Deckerville, died October 24, 2014 in McLaren Lapeer Regional Hospital from injuries in a motorcycle accident.

He was born July 23, 1979 in Sandusky, the son of R. Michael and Brenda (Nickrand) Gough.

Michael worked construction most of his life. He enjoyed playing softball, bowling, motorcycle riding, and cage fighting.

He is survived by his mother, Brenda Gough of Deckerville, his daughter Miss. Jordan Gough of Croswell, one brother Sean (Janel) Gough of Deckerville, his step-grandmother Mrs. Laura Gough of Deckerville, one nephew Naythan Gough and two nieces Natalie and Kylie Gough.

He was preceded in death by his father R. Michael Gough on February 8, 2008, his grandfather Reed Gough on September 21, 2012, and his maternal grandmother Helen Nickrand in 2010.

Services to honor the life of Michael P. Gough will be 11:00 AM., Thursday in Peace Lutheran Church, Sandusky. Pastor Richard Teno will officiate.

Visitation will be 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM., Wednesday in the Apsey Funeral Home, and from 10:00 AM., until the time of services at church on Thursday.

Memorials may be given to the Jordan Gough Trust.

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