Motorcyclist killed after colliding with deer

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LAPEER COUNTY (WJRT) - (07/16/17) - A motorcyclist was killed when he collided with a deer.

The accident happened just before 2 a.m. Sunday in North Branch Township.

The Lapeer County Sheriff's Office said 61-year-old Douglas Secord of Lum died.

Secord wasn't wearing a helmet when he struck the deer on Burnside Road near Slattery Road.

Another driver found him laying in the road after the accident.

The deer also died.

The road was closed for several hours while deputies investigated.

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