Motorcycle Collides with Deer

An Arlington man sustains serious but non-life threatening injuries in a motorcycle vs deer accident yesterday evening.

The Brookings County Sheriff’s office says it happened shortly after 5:30pm on Highway 81 near 197th avenue. Twenty-six year old Wesley Hurley of Arlington was driving northbound when a deer entered the roadway. Hurley was unable to avoid the collision.

He was transported to the Brookings Hospital. The Sheriff’s Office says the accident caused disabling damage to the bike. The Brookings County Sheriff’s department, Kingsbury Sheriff office, Arlington Ambulance, Arlington Fire Department, and Badger Fire Department all responded to the accident.