- Associated Press - Monday, August 7, 2017

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - A Montana sheriff was injured when his motorcycle struck a deer in central Montana.

Gallatin County Sheriff Brian Gootkin was injured Saturday in the collision near White Sulphur Springs. He was airlifted to a Great Falls hospital for treatment and is expected to make a full recovery.

Gootkin was wearing protective gear and said his helmet likely saved his life.

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