Woman dies after motorcycle hits deer in Ionia

Authorities said a woman riding on a motorcycle driven by her husband died after a collision with a deer in Ionia County threw her into the path of a van.
AP Wire
Oct 12, 2011


The Sentinel-Standard of Ionia reported the motorcycle hit the deer Tuesday night, and the van was driving behind them. Police said the 42-year-old motorcycle driver also was thrown to the roadway, and he was transported by air to a hospital.

Authorities said the 43-year-old woman died at the scene. She had been hit and dragged by the van, which was driven by a 78-year-old man.

Names of those involved weren’t immediately released. The crash is under investigation by Michigan State Police.


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