HILLIARD, Fla. -

A motorcyclist collided with a deer in Hilliard, leaving him with serious injuries. 

It happened just before 9 p.m. Saturday on Henry Smith Road east of Timber Trail.

Troopers say 35-year-old Dennis L. Stoll was thrown off his Pro Street motorcycle after hitting the deer.

They say Stoll hit his head on the road, and was not wearing a helmet.

He was taken to UF Health with serious injuries.