The State Patrol reports a motorcyclist hit a deer this morning (Thursday) near Hutchinson.
The Patrol says a motorcycle driven by a 58-year-old man from Buffalo was westbound on Highway 7 approaching Major Avenue east of Hutchinson when a deer came out of the ditch from the north.
The driver was unable to avoid the deer and hit it.
The Patrol says the rider and motorcycle slid on its side for about 150 feet.
The drivers name and extent of injuries have not been released yet.