MOTORCYCLE DRIVER INJURED NEAR SKYKOMISH AFTER HITTING DEER
June 27, 2011
(SKYKOMISH, WA) -- A motorcycle driver from British Columbia was injured Sunday after his bike hit a deer on Highway 2 near Skykomish.
The state patrol says the accident happened about 9:15 a.m. Sunday morning at milepost 48 on Highway 2 near Skykomish.
The injured driver was identified as 60-year old Keith M. McMann of Delta, British Columbia. He was transported by aid car to Valley General Hospital in Monroe with unspecified injuries.
The patrol said McCann was westbound on Highway 2 at milepost 48 when a deer darted into the roadway.
McMann’s Harley Davidson motorcycle struck the deer and the impact ejected him off the bike.
His motorcycle sustained an estimated $2,000 damage. What happened to the deer was not reported.