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Motorcyclist Killed After Collision With Deer In Lapeer County

LAPEER COUNTY (WWJ) - The Lapeer County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a man hit a deer while riding a motorcycle.

Both the 61-year-old man from Lum -- near Arcadia Township -- and the animal were killed. Police say it happened along Burnside Road in North Branch.

A driver noticed the man around 1:30 a.m. Sunday and called 911.

It's believed alcohol may have been a factor. Authorities say the man was not wearing a helmet.

Police have not released the identity of the man.


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