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Motorcyclist hits a deer in Mower County

Taken to the hospital after Tuesday morning collision.

Posted: Sep 25, 2018 12:05 PM

PLEASANT VALLEY TOWNSHIP, Minn. – A South Dakota rider is hurt after a motorcycle/deer collision in Mower County.

The Minnesota State Patrol says Christopher Leonard Willman, 36 of Sioux Falls, SD, was riding west on Interstate 90 when a deer ran out of the ditch near mile marker 198 and they collided. Willman suffered a non-life threatening injury and was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester for treatment.

The State Patrol says he was wearing a helmet.

The Mower County Sheriff’s Office and Grand Meadow Fire Department and Ambulance assisted at the scene. This accident happened around 10:50 am Tuesday.

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