NEW LONDON -- A motorcyclist was hurt in a crash yesterday (Saturday) evening near New London.

The incident happened shortly after 5:30 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 9 and 40th Street NE.

The state patrol says 48-year-old Patricia Savelkoul of Paynesville was traveling east on Highway 9 when she braked to avoid hitting a deer, lost control and landed in the ditch.

Savelkoul suffered from non-life threatening injuries.