60
      Saturday
      70 / 51
      Sunday
      64 / 41
      Monday
      67 / 39

      Merrill man killed in motorcycle crash

      One person is dead after his motorcycle hit a deer early Saturday morning.

      It happened on South Iva Road near Townline in Fremont Township, Saginaw County.

      Arthur Willis Gath, 53, was driving northbound on Iva Road when a deer ran in front of the motorcycle.

      The Merrill man was thrown from his motorcycle, his head hitting the roadway.

      This is the fourth fatal traffic accident within a week in Saginaw County.

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