Motorcyclist dies after colliding with deer in Eaton

A Oriskany Falls man was killed after hitting a deer on State Route 20 in the Town of Eaton around 7:45 p.m. Wednesday night.

Deputies say the motorcyclist, 60-year-old Daniel Gorman, was traveling along Route 20 when he collided with a deer that was crossing the highway. Gorman was ejected from the motorcycle. A passerby witnessed the crash and called 911.

Deputies say Gorman was taken to University Hospital in Syracuse in an ambulance with serious injuries.

He died at the hospital late Wednesday night as a result of injuries sustained in the accident.