Motorcyclist Injured After Hitting Deer

The 62 year old man hit the deer standing in the roadway in Washington County

Hancock, Maryland (DG) – A 62-year-old Little Orleans, Maryland man was injured Monday when his motorcycle hit a deer in the 3000 block of Western Pike in Washington County.

Maryland State Police report Joseph Gilmore was operating a 1990 Honda motorcycle when he hit a deer standing in the road at about 1:30 PM.

Gilmore was ejected from his bike and was seriously injured. He was flown to Shock Trauma in Baltimore.

The road was temporarily closed during the police investigation.

-Dianah Gibson