COLON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A motorcyclist was killed after hitting a deer west of Colon on Saturday.
The crash happened around 8:20 p.m. on M-86 near M-66, Michigan State Police say. MSP says that the motorcycle hit the deer when it ran across the road.
The driver, 42-year-old Larry Smith, was airlifted to the hospital, where he died several hours later.
His passenger, 43-year-old Aubrey Smith, was also hospitalized with less serious injuries.
MSP says neither were wearing helmets.