Motorcyclist hits two deer

ONTONAGON COUNTY — A motorcyclist in Ontonagon County hit not one, but two deer Sunday afternoon.

According to the Ontonagon County Sheriff’s Office, the accident happened just before 3:00 p.m. on M-38, approximately one mile east of Dishnaw Road. The impact ejected the rider, Jeffrey Turpeinen of Pelkie, from his westbound motorcycle.

Turpeinen’s motorcycle came to rest on the right shoulder of the road. He was transported to Aspirus Ontonagon for treatment of his injuries.

The motorcycle had minor damage and was removed by Turpeinen’s family.