The names of the truck driver and the victims have been released from Thursday's fatal crash in Ishpeming.
Officials say the driver of the 2011 Harley Davidson motorcycle, was 64-year-old Gary James Kappler of Ahmeek. The passenger was 52-year-old Diane Lovan Palosaari of Mohawk, Kappler's girlfriend. Both Kappler and Palosaari died at the scene of the crash. Neither were wearing helmets at the time of the crash.
Autopsies were performed on both victims on Friday at Marquette General Hospital.The driver of the truck was 19-year-old Ishpeming man Raymond Michael Anderson. Anderson had minor injuries and sought his own treatment at Bell Hospital. Police say he has not been charged at this time, though the accident remains under investigation.