ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — An 80-year-old Maine woman is in the hospital after a deer knocked her off a motorcycle while jumping across the road in New Hampshire. je1196/Thinkstock

Carol Delisle, of Wells, was riding as a passenger on 84-year-old Clifford Wescott's three-wheel motorcycle Saturday. Rochester police say the deer was crossing the road and tried to avoid hitting the motorcycle by jumping over it.

The deer struck Delisle, pulling her off the bike and onto the road while dislodging her helmet.

The elderly woman was flown to Maine Medical Center with head injuries.

Police say the deer ran off into the woods and hasn't been located.