Florence man dies after motorcycle hits deer near Royal Gorge

PUEBLO, Colo. - The Colorado State Patrol says a 65-year-old man has died after his motorcycle crashed into a deer that crossed in front of it.

The Pueblo Chieftain reports Robert Larson of Florence was ejected from his motorcycle after the collision Saturday, 10 miles north of the Royal Gorge on Colorado Highway 9.

Larson was wearing a helmet but died of his injuries.