Motorcyclist killed in collision with deer

Based on press release from Florida Highway Patrol

LACROSSE, Fla. – A 57-year-old Starke man was killed this morning after he hit a deer while riding a motorcycle and was then hit by a car approaching from the other direction.

At 5:43 a.m. this morning, the motorcyclist was traveling westbound on SR 235 near NW 40th Terrace, east of Lacrosse, when he hit a deer and was ejected onto the roadway. A 23-year-old Hampton man was traveling east on SR 235 in a pickup truck and hit the motorcyclist. The motorcyclist died as a result of his injuries. The second driver was not injured.

  • It is time for a LAW to be passed BANNING ALL DEER from roadways.

    This needs to be done immediately to protect mutual well-being.

    This was meant sarcastically.

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