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Collision with deer injures two on motorcycle

Two motorcyclists suffered injuries after striking a deer Monday night.
Truth Staff
Posted on May. 15, 2012 at 1:00 a.m.

GOSHEN — A collision with a deer left two motorcyclists injured Monday.

Gabriel Santiago, 41, of Goshen, was driving a 2005 Kawasaki motorcycle east on S.R. 4, west of C.R. 29 when a deer ran into his path, according to an Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department report. Santiago struck the deer, throwing him and his passenger, Gretchen Santiago, 38, of Goshen, to the north side of the road.

Gretchen Santiago suffered a broken leg and was taken to IU Health Goshen Hospital. Gabriel Santiago suffered cuts to his leg and a thumb injury.

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