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Motorcyclist dies after hitting a deer

HAMILTON, Ind. (WPTA21) – A Hamilton motorcyclist is dead after police said he struck a deer Tuesday morning.

Trent M. Smith, 54, was riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle westbound in the 7400 block of CR 4 in Hamilton around 5:30 a.m. when he struck a deer.

Police said he wasn’t wearing a helmet at the time, and he died from head injuries.

Kayla Crandall

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