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Biker collides with deer in Cass County

Posted: 11:14 PM, Sep 19, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-19 23:15:06-04

PENN TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A motorcyclist collided with a deer Thursday night in Cass County.

Sheriff Richard Behnke said the crash happened just after 9 p.m. on Paradise Lake Road near Jefferies Street. An Indiana man was driving south on Paradise Lake Road when he hit the deer.

The motorcyclist was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash and was taken to Elkhart General Hospital for his injuries.

The crash is still under investigation, though deputies do not believe alcohol was a factor.