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Lewisberry man dies of injuries sustained when he struck a deer with his motorcycle

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FAIRVIEW TOWNSHIP, York County — A Lewisberry man died as the result of the injuries he sustained when he struck a deer with his motorcycle, police say.

John Waite, 57, of Emanuel Road, was driving to work on his motorcycle at 6 a.m. on June 12 when a deer jumped in front of him, Fairview Township police said in a report. Waite attempted to avoid the deer, but was unable to, and the motorcycle struck it. Waite was not wearing a helmet.

Police say Waite took a personal vehicle to Holy Spirit Hospital, where he was treated for injuries sustained in the crash. He died there of his injuries on June 18.