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Montcalm County Sheriff's Office
Monday August 24th, 2015 :: 08:56 a.m. EDT


August 22, 2015 Motorcycle vs deer crash. Maple Valley Township. See for full release.


SUBJECT OF RELEASE: Motorcycle/deer crash
DATE AND TIME: Kendaville/Arbogast Roads, Maple Valley Township
LOCATION: Saturday, August 22, 2015 at approximately 9:00 PM

Montcalm County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of a crash involving a motorcycle and a deer. The crash occurred on Kendaville Road near Arbogast Road in Maple Valley Township on Saturday, August 22, 2015 at approximately 9:00 PM.

The investigation showed that David Riley, age 59 from Coral, was headed east on Kendaville Road on his 200 Yamaha motorcycle when a deer entered the roadway. Riley attempted to avoid the deer and slid into a shallow ditch. A passerby found Riley lying in the ditch and called 911. Riley was complaining of chest pain and received lacerations to his head. Riley was transported to Spectrum in Grand Rapids by Montcalm County Emergency Medical Services.

Riley was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

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Stanton, MI 48888

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