Man, dog ejected from UTV vehicle after hitting deer

Investigators said the 44-year-old driver, from Hamlin Township, and his dog were ejected from his UTV vehicle after rolling it multiple times after hitting a deer. (Photo Courtesy: Mason County Press)

MASON COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- A Mason County man was sent to the hospital after being ejected from a UTV recreational vehicle.

The Mason County Press said the crash happened in the 4500 block of Sherman Road, between Mavis and Fountain roads, around 7:45 p.m. Sunday.

According to Mason County sheriff's deputies, the 44-year-old driver, from Ludington, hit a deer on Sherman Road causing his vehicle to roll multiple times.

Investigators say the victim and his dog were ejected from the vehicle.

The dog was uninjured.

Deputies say the driver was transported by ambulance to Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital and then flown by helicopter to a Grand Rapids trauma center.

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