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Menahga couple injured trying to avoid deer on highway

A Menahga couple was injured late Monday night when when they swerved their motorcycle to miss a deer south of Dorset.

Information from acquaintances indicate Mike and JaNell Beelner were both injured.

JaNell, 51, was airlifted to a Fargo hospital. Her husband, 55, who was not wearing a helmet, called authorities after the crash. He was not believed to have received life-threatening injuries.

The accident occurred on County Road 13 north of Highway 87.