A motorcyclist suffers injuries after hitting a deer in Free Soil. The Mason County Press reports the accident happened last night on US-31 between Townline and Freeman Roads. An Illinois man was riding with a group on a circle tour around Lake Michigan when he struck a deer. The man was transported to Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital for head injuries and then was taken to Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids via Aeromed. Police say he was not wearing a helmet.