Beech Grove, Indiana

Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Motorcyclist injured after hitting deer

Marshall County, IN (April 30, 2024) - The Indiana State Police said in a statement that a man on a motorcycle was seriously injured this morning when he collided with a deer on Nutmeg Road. State troopers responded to aid 71-year-old Michael Reece, of Culver, around 5:40 a.m.

"Preliminary investigation by Trooper Rodd Schuh indicates that Reece was riding a green and black 1997 Harley-Davidson southbound on Nutmeg Road, just north 16th Road when he collided with a deer," ISP said. "Reece lost control of the motorcycle after this collision and slid before coming to rest."

He was transported by Argos EMS to a waiting Samaritan helicopter that transported him to a hospital in Ft. Wayne, IN. "Reece suffered injuries that are considered serious but not life-threatening," ISP said. "Reece was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash."

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