2 Injured in Motorcycle vs. Deer Crash in Pierce County

Pierce County Sheriff Photo: KSTP
Pierce County Sheriff

May 21, 2018 01:33 PM

Two people were taken to the hospital after their motorcycle collided with a deer Friday night.

The incident happened at 7:06 p.m. on Highway 35 near 452nd Street in Town of Maiden Rock.

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According to the Pierce County Sheriff's Office, 47-year-old Robert Hoth from Rochester was driving the motorcycle on Hwy. 35 when he hit a deer that entered the roadway.

The motorcycle ran into a ditch and overturned. Authorities report Hoth and his passenger, 50-year-old Claire Hoth, also from Rochester, were ejected. 

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The two were transported by air to the local hospital, and the sheriff's office said the extent of injuries is unknown.

The investigation continues.

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