Man killed after hitting deer with motorcycle - WNEM TV 5

Man killed after hitting deer with motorcycle

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LAPEER COUNTY, MI (WNEM) -

A motorcyclist is dead after he collided with a deer.

The crash happened just before 2 a.m. Sunday, July 16 on Burnside Road in North Branch Township.

Investigators said another driver found the motorcyclist, 61-year-old Douglas Secord of Lum, lying in the road after the crash. Police said Lum was not wearing a helmet when he hit the deer and was thrown from the bike. 

Secord was pronounced dead at the scene.

The road was closed for several hours while deputies investigated the crash.

Alcohol is being investigated as a potential contributing factor, police said. 

This case remains under investigation by the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Office.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Sgt. Jason Parks at 810-656-1015.

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