Summer evening bike ride goes wrong

July 17, 2016, was a typical warm summer day in central Nebraska, and 21-year-old Garett James was enjoying an evening cruise on the motorcycle he had just purchased a month and a half earlier.

“A deer ran at me and ran me off the road into a ditch. I kept the bike upright, but when I tried to bring it back on the road I hit a road sign,” Garett recalls.

He says the next thing he recalls was waking up in the ditch. He wasn’t sure just how long he had been there.

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