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Deer causes Highway 2 motorcycle wreck in WA

Associated Press - May 25, 2008 2:45 PM ET

WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) - A man broke six ribs, an arm, a wrist and a collar bone when he was thrown from his motorcycle onto the road after hitting a deer on Highway 2.

The crash occurred east of Wenatchee at about 9:30 a.m. on Saturday.

The State Patrol says 64-year-old Daniel Wickersheim, of Duvall, also suffered a collapsed lung in the accident. He was reported in stable condition at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee.

A passenger, 55-year-old Kay Wickersheim, also was thrown from the bike, but sustained only minor injuries. She was treated at the hospital and released.

Information from: The Wenatchee World, http://www.wenworld.com

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