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Cyclist in critical condition after apparent collision with deer in Boulder County

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Posted at 11:01 AM, Jul 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-27 14:18:01-04

BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. – A Boulder cyclist was critically injured after apparently colliding with a deer in an unincorporated area of the county Saturday morning, officials said.

The 60-year-old woman was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to the Boulder County Sheriff's Office. An off-duty firefighter found the woman unconscious about 8:30 a.m. in the 4000 block of Sunshine Canyon Drive, west of Boulder. Evidence at the scene led investigators to believe that the cyclist crashed after colliding with a deer, the sheriff's office said.

No vehicles appeared to be involved in the crash.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to call the sheriff's office at 303-441-4444.