Deer strikes motorcycle in southern tier

FRENCH CREEK, N.Y. (WIVB) – Two people were taken to a hospital with minor injuries after a motorcycle accident Friday morning.

The crash happened on West Mina Road in French Creek, which is in Chautauqua County. The sheriff’s office said a deer jumped across the roadway and struck a motorcycle.

Both 62-year-old Robert Stickner and 47-year-old Suzanne Dingle of Pennsylvania were on the motorcycle when it went off the road and overturned.

Stickner and Dingle were transported to Corry Hospital with minor injuries.

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