Man dies in Jackson County motorcycle-deer accident

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SANDSTONE TWP, Mich. (WLNS) – A motorcyclist died after hitting a deer Friday night on Dearing Road in Jackson County.

According to our media partner MLive, the man, whose name has not been released, was riding south near Springport Road just after 8:30 p.m. when he reportedly struck the deer.

Chris Trapp, an assistant chief at the Parma-Sandstone Township Fire Department, was one of the first responders on the scene. Trapp said the man was not wearing a helmet.

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the accident.

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