West Burke man injured after motorcycle hits deer

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SUTTON — A 72-year-old man from West Burke was transported to the hospital today after his motorcycle collided with a deer.

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Police say that Robert Hallett was traveling south on Vermont Route 5A in the town of Sutton when a deer ran out in front of his motorcycle.

Hallett hit the deer causing the motorcycle to go down on its side.

According to a statement issued by police, Hallett was transported to the Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital after the crash.

At this time the extent of Hallett’s injuries are unknown.