Man moving deer carcass from road fatally struck by vehicle
WHEATLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — An 85-year-old man was struck and killed by a vehicle as he attempted to remove a deer carcass from a central Michigan roadway.
The Mecosta County sheriff's office says Norman Erickson of Barryton was a passenger in another vehicle that stopped after hitting the deer about 11 p.m. Saturday in Wheatland Township, northeast of Grand Rapids.
A 22-year-old motorist from Marion was traveling southbound on the road when she struck Erickson.
Sheriff's deputies say the accident is under investigation.