TREMPEALEAU COUNTY, Wis. (WKBT) -

A motorcyclist received minor injuries after trying to avoid a deer in Trempealeau County Saturday night.

Daniel L. Sobotta, 44, of Whitehall, was driving on County Rd W. near Fly Creek Road in the Town of Pigeon at about 7:50 p.m. when a deer jumped out of the ditch, according to the Trempealeau County Sheriff’s Department.

Sobotta lost control of his motorcycle and was later transported by private vehicle to a local hospital with minor injuries, according to the Sheriff’s Department.