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Motorcycle rider killed after hitting deer

It happened on Route 940 in Foster Township near Freeland Wednesday night.
Credit: WNEP

FOSTER TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A man from Luzerne County was killed when his motorcycle hit a deer.

State Police say 45-year-old Marius Barnett of Freeland was killed on Route 940 in Foster Township Wednesday night.

Officers say the deer crossed the road as Barnett was rounding a curve.

He died at the scene.