A motorcyclist sustained serious injuries when he collided with a deer on Highway 26 just north of Madras.
Sgt. Jim Chapman with the Crook County Sheriff's Office reports this morning Gordon Campbell, 52, of Alberta, Canada was riding his Yamaha Road Star with a group of other cyclists when the deer apparently darted in front of him and he could not avoid hitting the animal. Campbell was taken to St. Charles - Bend by Air Life. The group of riders was traveling from Canada and was en route to baker city. Speed is not believed to be a factor in the crash.