AVON, Minn. (AP) -- One person has died and another has been critically injured in a collision between a motorcycle and a deer in Stearns County.

The sheriff's department says a 47-year-old passenger, Laura Ann Tenvoorde-Behrend, was killed when the motorcycle hit a deer about 8 p.m. Wednesday in Avon Township.

The driver, 49-year-old David Behrend, was injured. He was taken to St. Cloud Hospital where a spokeswoman says he is in critical condition.