Weather Forecast

Jane Martin bikes home along Central Entrance on Monday afternoon. It was near this spot where Martin was the victim of a hit-and-run accident with a deer Thursday morning. Steve Kuchera / Duluth News Tribune

Deer jumps over Duluth bicyclist, grazing her arm

Email News Alerts

DULUTH, Minn. - It was a routine Thursday morning for Duluth's Jane Martin, as she rode her road bicycle down Central Entrance at 6:30 on her way to work. She makes the commute from Duluth Heights to Essentia Health St. Mary's Medical Center on most good-weather days.


She said she was approaching the area near the Minnesota Department of Transportation grounds when she saw a deer crossing the four lanes of Central Entrance ahead of her from left to right.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet?

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at and we can help you.