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Motorcyclist dies after collision with deer in Duluth

Emergency workers gather at the scene of a fatal motorcycle-deer crash on Grand Avenue on Wednesday morning. Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service

DULUTH -- A motorcyclist was killed after striking a deer Wednesday morning in Duluth.

The Duluth Police Department reported the motorcyclist struck the deer while traveling eastbound about 8 a.m. July 18 on Grand Avenue near Bessemer Street.

The motorcyclist, who was wearing a helmet, died in the crash.

Police haven’t released the motorcyclist’s name pending notification of the family.

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