Motorcyclist seriously injured after deer strike in Lawrence County

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The accident happened just south of Pollock Store Road

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PLAIN GROVE TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WKBN) – A Cranberry Township man was seriously injured Monday after hitting a deer on Interstate 79 in Lawrence County.

According to Pennsylvania State Police, 55-year-old Peter Twichell was traveling south on I-79 at about 5:29 p.m. when he hit a deer.

The accident happened just south of Pollock Store Road.

Twichell was thrown from his motorcycle. He was taken by medical helicopter to a local hospital.

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