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Staples couple injured in collision with deer

A Staples couple sustained injuries June 24 when the motorcycle they were operating collided with a deer on County Road 7 in Todd County.


Roddy Sams, the operator of the motorcycle, received minor injuries. His wife, Janet, a passenger on the motorcycle, received extensive injuries and was later transported to St. Cloud for treatment.

The Sams were both wearing protective clothing and helmets at the time of the accident, which was reported to the sheriff's office at 8:05 p.m.