Fife Lake Motorcyclist Dies After Crashing Into Deer

A Grand Traverse County motorcyclist is dead after crashing into a deer.

It happened around 8 Monday night on Walton Road, near Hodge Road, in Kingsley.

Michael Babcock from Fife Lake was taken to Munson Medical Center where he died.

The sheriff’s office says he was not wearing a helmet, but they will do an autopsy.

They are still contacting Babcock’s family.