RUSH TWP. — The Michigan State Police today confirmed that an Oakley man died following a motorcycle-deer crash early Saturday on M-52 near 6 Mile Creek Road.
According to the MSP, 35-year-old Devon Ellis was killed after colliding with the animal while riding southbound.
State police and the Shiawassee County Sheriff’s Office responded to the crash.
According to a GoFundMe account page, Ellis and his wife Leslie are the parents of four sons. The account page was seeking $5,000 to help the family. As of this morning, more than $5,700 had been pledged.