Motorcyclist seriously injured after crashing into deer in Mansfield

MANSFIELD, Mass. (WLNE) — A motorcyclist had be taken to the hospital to be treated for serious injuries after crashing into a deer Saturday in Mansfield.

Mansfield Firefighters Local 1820 said that the man was driving on Route 140 southbound and hit the deer just before 10 p.m.

Rescue crews responded to the scene and found him laying in the middle of the road.

The driver was then flown to Rhode Island Hospital.

Investigators found that he had hit a deer while driving at a high rate of speed.

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