Motorcyclist killed after hitting a deer
By: Channel 8 Eyewitness Newsroom
Press Release from Nebraska State Patrol
One person was killed in a crash between a motorcycle and a deer on Highway 6 near Ashland on Sunday afternoon.
The crash occurred at approximately 2:30 p.m. when a deer ran out of the north ditch in front of a westbound 2013 Harley Davidson motorcycle.
The rider, Aaron Roth, 31, of Omaha, attempted to avoid the deer, but there was a collision.
The motorcycle then lost control, caught fire, and hit a guardrail.
Roth was pronounced deceased at the scene.