Plymouth woman dies in motorcycle accident

SOUTH BEND — Nicole Beguin, 23, an emergency nurse at Memorial Hospital and a graduate of Grace College, was a passenger on a motorcycle driven by Andrew Pavolka, of LaPorte, a fire fighter who also worked at Memorial Hospital.

According to news reports, the motorcycle collided with a SUV at Sample and Michigan streets at 12:15 a.m. Saturday in South Bend.

Beguin’s cause of death was determined to be critical head injuries and blunt force trauma, according to the St. Joseph County Coroner.

The accident is under investigation.