PEOSTA, Iowa — A Peosta motorcyclist was injured Monday when he hit a deer.

A Dubuque County Sheriff’s Department report said Jeremy R. Kamm, 39, refused medical treatment at the crash scene but said he would possibly go to a hospital at a later time.

The crash occurred at about 3:05 p.m. Monday on Cottingham Road near Briarwood Drive. The report states that Kamm was northbound when he hit a deer on the road. Kamm was thrown from the motorcycle and slid along the road into the ditch.

Kamm had cuts and scrapes all over his body, the report said. The deer died of its injuries.

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