Motorcyclist dies after hitting deer in Cherokee County

A motorcyclist was killed early Thursday after he hit a deer in Cherokee County, a sheriff’s spokesman said.

Brian Drebber, 67, was conscious when deputies responded to the scene on Lower Bethany Road just before 5 a.m., Lt. Jay Baker said.

He died after he was taken to Northside Hospital-Cherokee in Canton, according to Baker.

No other details were released.

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