Montana

Dec 12, 2012 12:55 AM by MTN News

Woman attacked by captive deer near Florence

A woman was attacked by a captive white-tailed deer at her home near Florence on Tuesday morning.

According to Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, the adult buck deer attacked the woman when she entered its pen.

The woman was transported to a Missoula-area hospital for treatment; information about the nature and extent of her injuries has not been released.

FWP and the Ravalli County Sherriff's Department responded and FWP conducted an investigation of the scene.

The deer was euthanized by a veterinarian and will be transported to the state wildlife lab in Bozeman.

State law says that is unlawful to possess live game animals

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