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Brooksville motorcyclist injured after hitting deer

DARBY — A 70-year-old motorcyclist suffered serious injuries Thursday night after colliding with a deer, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

John T. Ducey of Brooksville was driving west on Darby Road about 9:15 p.m. when he saw the deer and was unable to avoid a collision, FHP said.

The Yamaha motorcycle rotated counter-clockwise and overturned, ejecting Ducey. He was not wearing a helmet, authorities said.

Ducey was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital.

Brooksville motorcyclist injured after hitting deer 07/22/11 [Last modified: Friday, July 22, 2011 1:20pm]

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