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Motorcyclist hospitalized after striking a deer in Ionia County

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Posted at 7:33 AM, Jun 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-01 07:33:20-04

IONIA COUNTY — Police say a motorcyclist suffered significant injuries to their head, face and legs after colliding with a deer late Monday night in Ionia County.

It happened around 11:10 p.m. along Hawley Highway in Ionia County.

According to the Ionia County Sheriff's Office, the motorcyclist was not wearing a helmet and was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Police say alcohol and speed do not appear to be factors.

No one else was involved in the crash.