Motorcycle Accident Injures Woman

A downstate woman was hurt in a motorcycle accident in Chassell Township just after noon today.

The Houghton County Sheriff’s Department say 56-year-old Kristie Darling of downstate Leslie was northbound on US–41 when she swerved to miss a deer.

Darling laid down her bike and sustained minor injuries.

She was taken to Portage Health in Hancock for treatment.

The Chassell Fire Responders and Mercy Ambulance also assisted.