BEAVER TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) – A motorcyclist was killed after hitting a deer in Beaver Township Monday.
The fatal accident happened around 9:30 p.m. Monday on Dickinson Road near Hayes Street in Beaver Township, west of Woodland Park, in Newaygo County, according to a Michigan State Police news release.
The driver of the motorcycle was going south on Dickinson when a deer ran into the roadway. The motorcyclist was thrown from the motorcycle and was pronounced dead at the scene, police say.
MSP says the driver was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash and alcohol is not believed to be a factor.
The name of the driver has not been released.