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Motorcyclist flown to hospital after hitting deer

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Fayette County Sheriffs were called to the scene of a motorcycle that crashed into a deer around 11 p.m. last night on County Road W51 just south of Wadena.

They say 42-year-old Jason Mangold, of Arlington, was driving when a deer ran in front of him.  The deer hit the motorcycle,causing it to tip over onto its side.  Mangold was taken to Palmer Hospital in West Union. He was later flown by helicopter to LaCrosse to be treated for injuries. 

The motorcycle has about $3,000 worth of damage.  The accident remains under investigation.   

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