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Harley Rider Hit by Deer near Dayton

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DAYTON, Wash. - An early Easter morning Harley ride turned out poorly for a Dayton man.

The Washington State Patrol said around 7:15 Sunday morning 47-year-old Clark Simpfenderfer, of Dayton, was riding a motorcycle along State Route 261. He was about six miles southeast of Starbuck when a deer trying to cross that highway hit Simpfenderfer.

He was taken to Dayton General Hospital. The facility does not release patient information. No word on his condition.