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Motorcyclist killed in crash with deer

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 12, 2017, 11:05 a.m.

Emergency crews closed a portion of Coulee Hite Road Tuesday after a motorcyclist was killed when he struck a deer while riding on Coulee Hite near Wood Road. (KHQ)
Emergency crews closed a portion of Coulee Hite Road Tuesday after a motorcyclist was killed when he struck a deer while riding on Coulee Hite near Wood Road. (KHQ)
From staff reports

A man was killed early Tuesday when his motorcycle collided with a deer in northwestern Spokane County.

The motorcyclist, who has not been named, was riding west on Coulee Hite Road about 4:30 a.m. when he struck the deer just east of Wood Road, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release. He died at the scene.

Coulee Hite Road is closed in the area as the scene is investigated.

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