Two injured in motorcycle vs deer crash

Oregon State Police responded to a motorcycle that hit a deer on Highway 82, milepost 42 in Wallowa County.  The crash occurred Sunday afternoon when rider Justin Tylor Hall, 23 and the passenger Alexis Hall, 20 both of La Grande lost control when a deer entered the roadway when the motorcycle impacted the deer sliding onto the westbound shoulder.  

Both the rider and passenger sustained non-life-threatening injuries.  Justin was transported by ambulance to Wallowa Memorial Hospital and Alexis was taken by Life Flight to a hospital in Walla Walla.