A woman died over the weekend when the motorcycle she was riding hit a deer in western Minnesota.
According to the Swift County Sheriff's Office, the crash happened Saturday at approximately 7:27 p.m. on County Road 15, just a few miles west of Benson.
A doe and two fawns were crossing the road when the motorcycle hit the doe, sending the bike into the ditch. A second motorcycle also crashed trying to avoid contact.
A passenger on the motorcycle that hit the deer was taken to Benson Hospital where she died from her injuries. She has been identified as 64-year-old Doreen Touhey, of Benson.
The drivers of both motorcycles were taken to Benson Hospital for treatment. The extent of their injuries have not been released.