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Bemidji motorcycle-deer collision injures 2

BEMIDJI -- Police were called to the scene of a single-vehicle accident involving a motorcycle at 9:28 p.m. Friday on Hannah Avenue Northwest.

The driver, William Beaulieu, 41, address not listed, said he swerved to miss a deer, lost control and dumped the motorcycle in the ditch.

He was treated at North Country Regional Hospital for a broken collarbone and bruises and released.

A passenger, Robyn Staples, 32, also was treated for injuries at the hospital and released.

Neither was wearing a helmet.