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Spring Valley man injured in motorcycle-deer accident

MARTELL - A motorcycle-deer accident injured a rural Spring Valley man yesterday morning on Hwy. 29 just west of its intersection with Hwy. 63.

Michael Fritz, 42, was traveling westbound on his 2009 Harley-Davidson motorcycle when it struck a deer that entered the roadway around 10:12 a.m. After impacting with the deer, the motorcycle overturned, ejecting Fritz.

Fritz was transported to River Falls Hispital by the Ellsworth Ambulance Service with undetermined injurie.

The Ellsworth Fire Department also assisted at the scene.