Motorcyclist injured in Sanilac County crash

The Sanilac County Sheriff’s Department says a crash Tuesday morning between a motorcycle and a deer resulted in the hospitalization of a Lexington man. It happened just before 7am Tuesday on Applegate Road near Tubbs Road in Washington Township. The 47 year old Lexington man struck the deer and then entered the north ditch. He as taken to an area hospital for treatment of non life-threatening injuries. Sheriff’s deputies say alcohol and speed were not factors in the incident, and the operator was not wearing a helmet.