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      Motorcyclist killed after crash in Cheboygan County

      The Cheboygan County Sheriff's Department says that 60-year-old Donn Bester was driving his motorcycle southbound on M-27 when it ran off the roadway,along the embankment, and then became airborne.

      A Petoskey man is dead after he crashed his motorcycle and hit a tree in Cheboygan County.

      The crash happened at 4:07pm on Saturday on Old M-27 just south of Wildwood Road in Mentor Township.

      The Cheboygan County Sheriff's Department says that 60-year-old Donn Bester was driving his motorcycle southbound on M-27 when it ran off the roadway,along the embankment, and then became airborne. When the motorcycle hit the ground, Bester was ejected and then hit a large tree.

      Bester was pronounced dead at the scene.

      The accident is still under investigation.