Two hospitalized after motorcycle strikes deer in York County

Posted June 30, 2014, at 2:59 p.m.
Last modified July 01, 2014, at 10:41 a.m.

WATERBORO, Maine — Two people were sent to the hospital Sunday night after a motorcycle struck a deer on Main Street in Waterboro, police said.

Marc Lacourse, 63, of Waterboro was headed northbound on his 2009 Harley Davidson when a deer darted out of the woods and into his path, according to Chief Deputy William King of the York County Sheriff’s Office.

The impact sent Lacourse and his passenger, Deborah Scott, 43, of Plymouth, New Hampshire, off the bike, King said.

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The impact of the accident killed the deer, while Lacourse and Scott suffered serious injuries and were transported to Maine Medical Center in Portland. Waterboro and Alfred fire and rescue assisted at the scene, and the crash remains under investigation.