Harbor Springs Motorcyclist Dies After Hitting Deer in Carp Lake Township

A Harbor Springs motorcyclist died after hitting a deer in Carp Lake Township early Wednesday morning, according to the Emmet County Sheriff’s Office.

Eli Fisher, 45, of Harbor Springs was travelling east on Schmalzried Road when he hit a deer between Old School House Road and Hiar Road.

Fisher was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash and was taken to the hospital, where he later died because of his injuries.

The accident remains under investigation.