A motorcycle rider is okay after his bike collided with deer Sunday night on Highway #59 near Grand Pointe, about two kilometres south of Winnipeg.
RCMP report they were called to the scene at 9:10 p.m. The motorcycle rider told police he was heading southbound when he saw four deer on the highway and struck two of them. He was thrown from his bike into the west side ditch and sustained non-life-threatening injuries. Police add he was wearing a helmet and alcohol was not a factor.