Brookville man dies after hitting deer with motorcycle

BROOKVILLE, IN (FOX19) - A Brookville man was found dead after hitting a deer with his motorcycle late Monday afternoon.

Police were alerted to the scene of a motorcycle accident at around 5:30 p.m. Monday. When police arrived at the scene, the driver, Roy E. Miller, was badly injured. Air Care was called, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Witnesses at the scene say that Miller's 1996 Harley Davidson Heritage hit the deer dead on. It then went down and skidded nearly 80 feet with its rider before coming to rest.

Miller was not wearing a helmet at the time of collision.

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