CITRUS COUNTY, Fla. -- A Chiefland man was killed while riding his motorcycle on US-19 Saturday after he crashed into a deer which ran in front of him.

Florida Highway Patrol said Bobby Lee Williams, 24, was riding on US-19 approaching West Bentbow Path in Crystal River when a deer ran into his oncoming path around 6:58 p.m.

The collision caused Williams' motorcycle to overturn, causing him fatal injuries. He was transported to an Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center where he later died.