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      Man in hospital after saving deer

      Motorcycle accident sends a man to hospital.

      Georgia State Patrol investigators are looking into an early morning accident that involved a deer and a motorcycle.

      State troopers say on Tuesday around 4:30 a.m. David Smith, 39, was heading west on Lover's Lane in Lee County when he spotted a deer.

      He swerved to avoid hitting the animal and ran off the road.

      The victim was rushed to Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

      He has since been released.