Police identify motorcyclist killed in fatal deer collision

Posted at 8:16 AM, Jun 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-17 08:16:46-04

Police have identified the man killed when the motorcycle he was riding hit a deer. 

It happened around 11 p.m. near Ionia Road and Kelly Highway in Eaton County's Vermontville Township. 

Police say 45-year-old Eric Steidle of Hastings wasn't wearing a helmet. 

After the crash, he was taken to the hospital where he died from his injuries.