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Hamilton motorcyclist killed after crashing into a deer

A man riding his motorcycle in Hamilton was killed when he struck a deer early Tuesday morning.

Posted: Oct 22, 2019 10:55 AM
Updated: Oct 22, 2019 11:31 AM

HAMILTON, Ind. (WFFT) — A man riding his motorcycle in Hamilton was killed when he struck a deer early Tuesday morning.

The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office responded to the 7400 block of County Road 4a in Hamilton around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday.

The victim was identified as 54-year-old Trent M. Smith of Hamilton.

Investigators say Smith died from head trauma injuries as a result of the crash.

Deputies say Smith did not have a helmet on during the crash

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